Daisuke Obara

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Daisuke Obara
Born (1981-06-04) June 4, 1981 (age 33)
Kushiro, Hokkaido, Japan
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 83 kg (183 lb; 13 st 1 lb)
Position Center
Shoots Left
Played for ECHL
Peoria Rivermen
Charlotte Checkers
Augusta Lynx
Asia League
Seibu Prince Rabbits
Nippon Paper Cranes
National team  Japan
Playing career 2003–present
Daisuke Obara
Medal record
Men's ice hockey
Competitor for  Japan
Asian Games
Gold 2007 Changchun Ice hockey
Silver 2011 Astana-Almaty Ice hockey

Daisuke Obara (小原 大輔) born June 4, 1981 is a Japanese professional ice hockey center currently playing for the Nippon Paper Cranes of the Asia League.

He began his professional career in 2003-2004, at the American ECHL, playing for the Peoria Rivermen, Charlotte Checkers and Augusta Lynx; later he played for the Kokudo/Seibu Prince Rabbits between 2004 and 2009; and since 2010-11 for the Nippon Paper Cranes.

He also has played for the Japan national team since 2000 (Japan U20 and Senior).

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