May 11, 1974 |
Saskatoon, SK, CAN
|Height||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Weight||185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)|
|Played for||Tampa Bay Lightning
|NHL Draft||98th overall, 1993
Dieter Kochan (born May 11, 1974), is a Canadian former ice hockey goaltender. He was the first player to be called up directly from the UHL to the NHL. He scored a goal for the B.C. Icemen, on January 5, 1999. He was named to United Hockey League All-Star second team of 1999–2000. He was a member of the Calder Cup champion Houston Aeros in 2002–03. He also shared (with Wade Dubielewicz) the Harry "Hap" Holmes Memorial Award (AHL - fewest goals against) in 2003–04. He announced his retirement on May 17, 2007 after playing the 06–07 season with the Aeros.
- "Kochan Joins Hockey Staff as Volunteer Coach". Retrieved 3 October 2013.