Saturday, April 24, 2010

Mad Max Picks Up Some Ice Time In Birmingham, Alabama


I never miss the chance to tie in my home state of Alabama with hockey! It's rare I get the chance to do so and even more rare that it's the Thrashers.


Max Afinogenov has been in Birmingham, Alabama all week with his smoking hot girlfriend, Elena Dementieva, who is playing in a tennis tournament there. Training camp for the Russian national team is coming up, so he told his agent he wanted to get some ice time. His agent called the director of hockey at the Pelham Civic Center. Max showed up for some pick up hockey. Yep, that's right super star Max Afinogenov playing some pick up hockey. Very cool.

You can read the entire article here:
http://blog.al.com/ray-melick/2010/04/melick_fed_cup_lures_mad_max_t.html

3 comments:

Ally April 24, 2010 at 11:38 PM  

I think I've found my new favorite Russian NHLer. Now that my dude is gone, and all...

Brittany April 25, 2010 at 7:27 AM  

I love him. I hope he stays for a long time

Sunshine36616 April 25, 2010 at 8:02 AM  

I agree. I love this story and hope Max signs for a long time. I had the chance to meet him earlier this season and he was so genuinely nice. He said he liked Atlanta because he grew up in a big city (Moscow) and there was a lot more to do here than in Buffalo.

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