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Dean Chynoweth
Dean Chynoweth
Position Defenceman
Shoots Right
6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
190 lb (86 kg)
Teams New York Islanders
Boston Bruins
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born October 30 1968 (1968-10-30) (age 47),
Calgary, AB, CAN
NHL Draft 13th overall, 1979
New York Islanders
Pro Career 1988 – 1998

Dean Chynoweth (born October 30, 1968 in Calgary, Alberta) is a retired Canadian defenceman who played in the National Hockey League for the New York Islanders and the Boston Bruins. Drafted 13th overall by the Islanders in the 1987 NHL Entry Draft, Chynoweth played 241 regular season games in 10 NHL seasons, scoring 4 goals and 18 assists for 22 points and clocked up 667 penalty minutes. He was also the head coach of the WHL's Seattle Thunderbirds. He serves as the general manager and head coach for another WHL franchise, the Swift Current Broncos, from 2004 to 2009. Chynoweth is currently an assistant coach with the New York Islanders.

Chynoweth is also the son of Ed Chynoweth, a respected former hockey executive who was on the selection committee of the Hockey Hall of Fame and was the longtime president of the WHL. Ed Chynoweth died on April 22, 2008 of cancer aged 66.

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