Dick Kotanen
Position Defence
Shot Right
5 ft 11 in (1.8 m)
190 lb (86 kg)
Teams New York Rangers
Born November 18 1925 (1925-11-18) (age 91),
Port Arthur, Ontario, Canada
Pro Career 1946 – 1958

Dick Kotanen (born November 18, 1925) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman who played in one National Hockey League game for the New York Rangers during the 1950–51 NHL season.

He played junior hockey for the Port Arthur Bruins from 1942 to 1944. Then from 1944 to 1947 he played senior hockey in Manitoba and the Thunder Bay region.

In 1947 Kotanen joined the New York Rovers. While playing there he was called up for one game to the injury-riddled New York Rangers in 1950-51.

After 1951 Kotanen played senior hockey across Canada until his retirement in 1958.

Career StatisticsEdit

    Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1944-45 Winnipeg Monarchs MJHL 4 1 1 2 0 2 0 1 1 2

Awards & Achievements Edit

  • Turnbull Cup Manitoba Junior Hockey League Championship (1945)

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