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Kevin Dean
Position Defense
Shot Left
6 ft 02 in (1.88 m)
195 lb (89 kg)
Teams New Jersey Devils
Atlanta Thrashers
Dallas Stars
Chicago Blackhawks
Nationality Flag of the United States American
Born (1969-04-01)April 1, 1969,
Madison, WI, USA
NHL Draft Round 5, 86th overall, 1987
New Jersey Devils
Pro Career 1991 – 2002

Kevin Charles Dean (born April 1, 1969 in Madison, Wisconsin) is a retired American professional ice hockey defenseman.


Kevin Dean was drafted 86th overall in the 1987 NHL Entry Draft by the New Jersey Devils. He then played four years at the University of New Hampshire before transferring to the AHL. In 1994–95 Dean helped the Albany River Rats win the AHL's Calder Cup championship. He made his NHL debut the same season and was a member of the Stanley Cup champion New Jersey Devils. Following a few seasons between the minors and NHL, the Atlanta Thrashers claimed Dean in the 1999 NHL Expansion Draft. He would play for multiple teams in the NHL but never secure a spot, retiring in 2002 due to heart problems.

Kevin Dean is currently the assistant coach of the Lowell Devils, an AHL team associated with the New Jersey Devils, where he has been employed since August 2006.

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