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Peter Kevin Dineen (born November 19, 1960) is a Canadian-born and Seattle, Washington-raised[citation needed] former professional ice hockey defenceman who played in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Los Angeles Kings and Detroit Red Wings. He is the second oldest of the Dineen brothers (Kevin and Gord), and son of Bill Dineen who all also played in the NHL. He has been a professional hockey scout for the Minnesota North Stars, Philadelphia Flyers, Florida Panthers, Boston Bruins, and the Columbus Blue Jackets.[1] In 2018, he was hired as an assistant coach for the Adirondack Thunder in the ECHL.[1]

Peter Dineen
Born (1960-11-19) November 19, 1960 (age 58)
OccupationIce hockey player
Professional ice hockey scout
Ice hockey coach
Ice hockey career
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 181 lb (82 kg; 12 st 13 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Right
Played for Los Angeles Kings
Detroit Red Wings
NHL Draft 189th overall, 1980
Philadelphia Flyers
Playing career 1980–1991

Playing careerEdit

Dineen was drafted in the ninth round of the 1980 NHL Entry Draft by the Philadelphia Flyers after he had a fairly successful junior career. He would go on to a brief NHL career, playing in a total of 13 games for the Los Angeles Kings and Detroit Red Wings. He earned two assists in those 13 games.


  1. ^ a b "Thunder Names Pete Dineen Associate Coach". 10 August 2018.

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