| 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
180 lb (82 kg)
|Teams|| New York Rangers|
Minnesota North Stars
|Born|| August 25 1953,|
Duluth, MN, U.S.
|NHL Draft|| 53rd overall, 1973|
|WHA Draft|| 13th overall, 1973|
|Pro Career||1974 – 1982|
Dean Charles Talafous (born August 28, 1953 in Duluth, Minnesota) is a retired ice hockey right winger. He played 497 NHL regular season games in 1974–82 for the New York Rangers, Minnesota North Stars and the Atlanta Flames and scored 104 goals and 154 assists.
He was drafted 53rd overall by the Atlanta Flames in the 1973 NHL Entry Draft. He played 18 games for the Flames before being traded to the Minnesota North Stars. In international hockey he played for the United States in the 1976 Canada Cup and 1981 Canada Cup. In 1978 Talafous signed on as a free agent with the New York Rangers. He retired from playing in 1982 after only playing 29 games for New York that season.
College Coach (20 years)
- Head Coach - University of Alaska Anchorage WCHA
- Head Coach - University of Wisconsin-River Falls NCHA (National Champions 1995)
- Assistant Coach - University of Minnesota WCHA
- Dean Talafous's biography at Legends of Hockey
- Hockeydraftcentral.com profile
- Dean Talafous's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database
- Total Hockey Training
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