November 23, 1971|
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
|Height||6 ft 0 in (183 cm)|
|Weight||208 lb (94 kg; 14 st 12 lb)|
Tampa Bay Lightning
95th overall, 1991|
Dragan "Dan" Kesa (born November 23, 1971) is a Serbian-Canadian former professional ice hockey player who played in the National Hockey League for the Vancouver Canucks, Dallas Stars, Pittsburgh Penguins and the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Drafted 95th overall by the Canucks in the 1991 NHL Entry Draft, Kesa played 139 regular season games, scoring 8 goals and 22 assists for 30 points and collecting 66 penalty minutes. Previously to the NHL he played for a short period for the Detroit Vipers. Kesa had spells in the Russian Super League for Avangard Omsk and the Austrian Hockey League for the Vienna Capitals before hanging up his skates.
Kesa was born in Vancouver, British Columbia. He is the uncle of Milan Lucic who is currently playing in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Calgary Flames, Jovan Lučić who is a footballer and plays for POFC Botev Vratsa of the First Professional Football League (Bulgaria), and Nikola Lucic. Kesa resides in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Regular season and playoffs
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- "Sockeye Alumni". richmondsockeyes.com. Richmond Sockeyes. August 10, 2017. Retrieved August 10, 2017.
- Malinowski, Mark (November 29, 2015). "Getting to Know: Kings left winger Milan Lucic". The Hockey News. Retrieved August 10, 2017.
- Johnston, Mike (July 1, 2016). "Milan Lucic signs 7-year deal with Edmonton Oilers". Sportsnet.ca. Retrieved August 10, 2017.
- Biographical information and career statistics from NHL.com, or Hockey-Reference.com, or Legends of Hockey, or The Internet Hockey Database
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