|5 ft 11 in (1.8 m)
165 lb (75 kg)
|Teams||New York Rangers
Detroit Red Wings
Minnesota North Stars
|Born||October 5 1932
Schumacher, ON, CAN
|Pro Career||1952 – 1974|
Dean Sutherland Prentice (born October 5, 1932 in Schumacher, Ontario) is a retired professional left wing who played in the National Hockey League for 22 seasons between 1952–53 and 1973–74. Over his NHL career, Dean played for the New York Rangers, Boston Bruins, Detroit Red Wings, Pittsburgh Penguins, and Minnesota North Stars.
He was brought up to the New York Rangers the next season. He played on a line with Andy Bathgate and Larry Popein which was the team's most successful unit. The Rangers, however, did not enjoy much success in these years.
In his last full NHL season (1972-73), Prentice scored 26 goals at the age of 40. He retired during the following season.
Prentice played 1378 career NHL games, scoring 391 goals and 469 assists for 860 points. In 54 playoff games, he scored 13 goals and 17 assists. In 1959-60 he was a second team all star.