Max Birbraer

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Max Birbraer
Birbraer wore #21 with the Israeli National Team
Born (1980-12-15) December 15, 1980 (age 34)
Ust-Kamenogorsk, Kazakh SSR, Soviet Union
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 195 lb (88 kg; 13 st 13 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shoots Left
EIHL team Cardiff Devils
National team  Israel
NHL Draft 67th overall, 2000
New Jersey Devils
Playing career 1999–present

Maxim Birbraer (born December 15, 1980) is a professional ice hockey player who currently plays for Cardiff Devils.

Birbraer is Jewish[1] and has played for the Israel national ice hockey team.

He was the only Israeli national ever to be drafted by a NHL team when he was drafted 67th overall in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft by the New Jersey Devils. Despite this, he never played in the NHL, spending three season in their American Hockey League affiliate the Albany River Rats. In 2006, Birbraer signed with the Cardiff Devils of the Elite Ice Hockey League. In 2008, he signed for the Heilbronn Falcons in Germany's 2nd Bundesliga

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  1. ^ "Professional Hockey Review: 2010–11; European Hockey League". Jewish Sports Review 8 (87): 8–9. September/October 2011, accessed September 15, 2011.  Check date values in: |date= (help);

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