| 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)|
230 lb (105 kg)
|Teams|| Minnesota North Stars|
San Jose Sharks
|Born|| June 16 1968,|
Edmonton, AB, CAN
|NHL Draft|| 33rd overall, 1986|
Minnesota North Stars
|Pro Career||1988 – 1998|
Dean Kolstad (born June 16, 1968, in Edmonton, Alberta) is a former professional ice hockey defenceman. He was drafted in the second round, 33rd overall, by the Minnesota North Stars in the 1986 NHL Entry Draft. He played forty games in the National Hockey League: thirty with the North Stars in the 1988–89 and 1990–91 seasons, and ten with the San Jose Sharks (who selected him in the 1991 NHL Dispersal Draft) in the 1992–93 season. Kolstad scored a goal and seven assists in his NHL career.
He played junior in the Western Hockey League with the New Westminster Bruins, New Westminster Royals, and the Prince Albert Raiders. The Minnesota North Stars selected him 33rd in the 1986 NHL Entry Draft.
Kolstad retired in 1998 after playing for many minor pro teams.