October 30, 1968 |
Calgary, AB, CAN
|Height||6 ft 2 in (188 cm)|
|Weight||190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)|
|Played for||New York Islanders
|NHL Draft||13th overall, 1987
New York Islanders
Dean 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 formally 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.
|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|
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|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||—||—||—||—||—|
- White, G. Pawley, A Handbook of Cornish Surnames.
- "Lake Erie Monsters announce Dean Chynoweth as new Head Coach". Lake Erie Monsters. 2012-06-26. Retrieved 2012-06-26.
- Dean Chynoweth's career statistics at EliteProspects.com
- Dean Chynoweth's career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
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