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Cornell University Alum Signs Amateur Tryout Agreement with Coachella Valley

The Firebirds announced today that forward Max Andreev has been signed to an Amateur Tryout Agreement for the remainder of the 2022-23 season. Andreev’s contract will turn into an AHL standard player contract for the 2023-24 season.

Andreev spent the last five seasons at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. In 99 NCAA games, the Moscow, RUS native netted 22 goals and added 53 assists, totaling 75 points. Andreev finished his collegiate career with 69 penalty minutes and a +43 rating.

The 6-foot, 183-pounder helped the Big Red capture the 2019-20 ECAC Regular Season Championship and was named to the 2021-22 ECAC’s Third All-Star Team.

Before college, Andreev played one season in the United States Hockey League with the Central Illinois Flying Aces and one year with the New Jersey Junior Titans in the North American Hockey League.

NEXT GAME: The Firebirds head to Ontario, CA to face the Reign this Friday, March 31st. Puck drop is scheduled for 7pm PT.

Individual game tickets start at $19 for all Firebirds home games. Group tickets for 10 more fans are available starting at $18 and the Firebirds Flex Plan starting at $20 featuring six or 12 tickets that can be used for any home game during the 2022-23 season at Acrisure Arena.

For more information and to purchase, please visit or call 760-835-8778. View the team’s full game and promotional schedule, including theme night events at

The 2022/23 Season Schedule