Daniel Leon Plante (born October 5, 1971 in Hayward, Wisconsin) is a retired American professional ice hockey forward who played 159 games in the National Hockey League for the New York Islanders. He is currently a player agent in Woodbury, Minnesota.

He played for University of Wisconsin from 1990 to 1993 and was chosen 48th overall by the New York Islanders in th 1990 NHL Entry Draft. He turned pro in 1993-94 with the Salt Lake Golden Eagles and also played 12 games for the Islanders. Plante missed virtually all of the 1994-95 season after suffering a serious injury in the Islanders training camp.

Plante came back with full seasons with the Islanders in 1995-96 and 1996-97 and also played for the United States in the 1996 and 1997 World Championships. But in 1997-98 Plante was sent down to the Utah Grizzlies for the majority of the season.

He signed as a free agent with the Chicago Wolves of the International Hockey League and won the Turner Cup in 2000. He retired in 2002.

In the NHL Plante played in 159 games (all with the Islanders) and scored 9 goals and 14 assists.

External linksEdit

Dan Plante's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database

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