RAPID CITY, S.D. –The Rapid City Rush, ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League’s Arizona Coyotes, announced that forward Max Coatta has been signed for the 2021-22 season.
Coatta joins the Rush after spending the 2020-21 season playing for Tyringe SoSS in Sweden, where he recorded 14 points (8g-6a) over 13 games played. Prior to his time overseas, Coatta played the 2019-20 season with the Idaho Steelheads, a team for which Rush head coach Scott Burt was an assistant. He appeared in 42 games and posted 13 points (7g-6a).
A native of Minnetonka, Minnesota, Coatta played four seasons of college hockey at Minnesota State University and was the Mavericks’ captain during his junior and senior seasons. In 148 career NCAA games, he put up 52 points (24g-28a).