Dean Evason
Position Centre
Shoots Left
5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
175 lb (80 kg)
Teams Washington Capitals
Hartford Whalers
San Jose Sharks
Dallas Stars
Calgary Flames
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born (1964-08-22)August 22, 1964,
Flin Flon, MB, CAN
NHL Draft 89th overall, 1982
Washington Capitals
Pro Career 1983 – 1999

Dean C. Evason (born August 22, 1964 in Flin Flon, Manitoba) is a former Canadian National Hockey League player who is currently an assistant coach for the Washington Capitals.

Playing career[edit | edit source]

Selected by the Capitals in the 1982 NHL Entry Draft, Evason played in the NHL from 1983 to 1996 for the Capitals, Hartford Whalers, San Jose Sharks, Dallas Stars, and Calgary Flames. He would also play in Switzerland, the Canadian National Team, and in the German Hockey League before retiring as an active player. In 803 NHL games, playing primarily as a defensive-minded forward, he would score 139 goals and 233 assists.

Coaching career[edit | edit source]

Prior to joining the Capitals as an assistant coach, Evason spent many years in the Western Hockey League in various coaching capacities, starting in 1999 as an assistant with the Calgary Hitmen. He would then be the head coach of the Kamloops Blazers from 1999 to 2002, and then for the Vancouver Giants from 2002 to 2004. He would return to the Hitmen for the 2004–05 season as a co-coach.

Awards & Achievements[edit | edit source]

External links[edit | edit source]

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