On Monday November 2nd, the Greenville Swamp Rabbits announced the singing of American forward and rookie, Max Zimmer. The two sides agreed to terms on a standard player contract for the upcoming season. This will be Zimmer’s first year of professional hockey.
Prior to making the jump pro, Zimmer spent four years playing with the Wisconsin Badgers in the NCAA. In his third season with the Badgers hockey program, Zimmer posted his college high of 18 points on five goals and 18 assists. He did so in 34 games.
Throughout his collegiate hockey career, the native of Medina, Minnesota played in a total of 230 games. In doing so, he racked up 45 points on 19 goals along with 26 assists. This was all during regular season action.
Right before the early end of the 2019-20 season due to COVID-19, Zimmer made an appearance in one game with the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League. However, he was unable to find himself on the scoreboard.
From 2014-16, the left-winger played junior hockey in the USHL with the Chicago Steel. In 63 games with the team, Zimmer racked up 17 goals along with 21 assists which made for 38 points.