Max Maksimyadis

Max Maksimyadis, who plays goalie on the New York Raptors Special Hockey Team has been selected as the recipient of the prestigious 2008 USA Disabled Hockey Athlete of the Year.

The award is given to an individual who has demonstrated outstanding contributions to disabled hockey, improvement in their game, good sportsmanship on and off the ice, strong community and volunteer service, has strong leadership qualities and has acted as a role model for other athletes. This award is voted on by members of the USA Disabled Hockey Section from nominations solicited nationwide.

Max and a guest have been invited to the upcoming 2008 USA Hockey Annual Congress in June in Colorado Springs where he will be presented with his award at the USA Hockey Awards Dinner on Wednesday, June 4, 2008.

We congratulate Max on his fine accomplishment!