Dean Chynoweth

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Dean Chynoweth
Dean Chynoweth.jpg
Born (1968-10-30) October 30, 1968 (age 46)
Calgary, AB, CAN
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Right
Played for New York Islanders
Boston Bruins
NHL Draft 13th overall, 1987
New York Islanders
Playing career 1988–1998

Dean E. Chynoweth (born October 30, 1968) is a retired Canadian ice hockey defenceman who played in the National Hockey League for the New York Islanders and the Boston Bruins. Drafted 13th overall by the Islanders in the 1987 NHL Entry Draft, Chynoweth played 241 regular season games in 10 NHL seasons, scoring 4 goals and 18 assists for 22 points and clocked up 667 penalty minutes. He was also the head coach of the WHL's Seattle Thunderbirds. He served as the general manager and head coach for another WHL franchise, the Swift Current Broncos, from 2004 to 2011. Chynoweth was formerly an assistant coach with the New York Islanders.

Chynoweth is also the son of Ed Chynoweth, a respected former hockey executive who was on the selection committee of the Hockey Hall of Fame and was the longtime president of the WHL. Ed Chynoweth died on April 22, 2008 of cancer aged 66. Chynoweth is an ancient Cornish name.[1]

On June 26, 2012, Cynoweth was named head coach of the American Hockey League's Lake Erie Monsters.[2]

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1984–85 Medicine Hat Tigers WHL 2 0 0 0 0
1985–86 Medicine Hat Tigers WHL 69 3 12 15 208 17 3 2 5 52
1986–87 Medicine Hat Tigers WHL 67 3 19 22 285 13 4 2 6 28
1987–88 Medicine Hat Tigers WHL 64 1 21 22 274 16 0 6 6 87
1988–89 New York Islanders NHL 6 0 0 0 48
1989–90 Springfield Indians AHL 40 0 7 7 98 17 0 4 4 36
1989–90 New York Islanders NHL 20 0 2 2 39
1990–91 Capital District Islanders AHL 44 1 5 6 176
1990–91 New York Islanders NHL 25 1 1 2 59
1991–92 Capital District Islanders AHL 43 4 6 10 164 6 1 1 2 39
1991–92 New York Islanders NHL 11 1 0 1 23
1992–93 Capital District Islanders AHL 52 3 10 13 197 4 0 1 1 9
1993–94 New York Islanders NHL 39 0 4 4 122 2 0 0 0 2
1993–94 Salt Lake Golden Eagles IHL 5 0 1 1 33
1994–95 New York Islanders NHL 32 0 2 2 77
1995–96 New York Islanders NHL 14 0 1 1 40
1995–96 Boston Bruins NHL 35 2 5 7 88 4 0 0 0 24
1996–97 Providence Bruins AHL 2 0 0 0 13
1996–97 Boston Bruins NHL 57 0 3 3 171
1997–98 Providence Bruins AHL 28 2 2 4 123
1997–98 Boston Bruins NHL 2 0 0 0 0
1997–98 Quebec Rafales IHL 15 2 2 4 39
NHL totals 241 4 18 22 667 6 0 0 0 26

References[edit]

  1. ^ White, G. Pawley, A Handbook of Cornish Surnames.
  2. ^ "Lake Erie Monsters announce Dean Chynoweth as new Head Coach". Lake Erie Monsters. 2012-06-26. Retrieved 2012-06-26. 

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Preceded by
Tom Fitzgerald
New York Islanders first round draft pick
1987
Succeeded by
Kevin Cheveldayoff