Dieter Kochan
Position Goaltender
Shoots Left
6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
185 lb (84 kg)
AHL Team
F. Teams
Houston Aeros
Tampa Bay Lightning
Minnesota Wild
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born (1974-05-11)May 11, 1974,
Saskatoon, SK, CAN
NHL Draft 98th overall, 1993
Vancouver Canucks
Pro Career 1997 – 2007

Dieter Kochan (born May 11, 1974 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada) is a former ice hockey goaltender. Most of his career was spent in the minor pros, playing a total of 21 NHL games.

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.

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