Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Mark Dekanich
Mark Dekanich was born on May 10, 1986 in Vancouver, British Columbia. He played his collegiate hockey for Colgate University where he was a ECAC First Team All-Star in 2006 and Second Team All-Star in 2007. Drafted 146th overall by the Nashville Predators at the 2006 NHL Entry Draft, he joined the club's AHL affiliate, the Milwaukee Admirals in 2008.

After two and half successful seasons in the American Hockey League, Dekanich finally got his first taste of NHL action on December 18, 2011, when he came in relief of Predator's starter Anders Lindback.

On July 3, 2011 Dekanich was signed as a free agent by the Columbus Blue Jackets.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP W L T SO Avg GP W L T SO Avg
2003-04 Coquitlam Express BCHL 30 13 15 1 2 3.24
2004-05 Colgate U. Red Raiders ECAC 5 1 1 0 0 1.85
2005-06 Colgate U. Red Raiders ECAC 36 18 11 6 4 2.29
2006-07 Colgate U. Red Raiders ECAC 36 15 17 4 1 2.33
2007-08 Colgate U. Red Raiders ECAC 41 18 16 6 6 2.16
2008-09 Milwaukee Admirals AHL 30 15 10 2 1 2.09
2009-10 Milwaukee Admirals AHL 49 27 16 4 4 2.33 7 3 4 1 2.79
2009-10 Cincinnati Cyclones ECHL 2 2 0 0 1 0.48
2010-11 Nashville Predators NHL 1 0 0 0 0 3.60
2010-11 Milwaukee Admirals AHL 43 23 12 5 4 2.02
2011-12 Springfield Falcons AHL 5 1 2 1 0 4.00
2012-13 St. John's IceCaps AHL 35 16 14 1 2 2.98
2013-14 Medvescak Zagreb KHL 27 11 9 0 3 2.10 2 0 2 0 3.57
2014-15 Medvescak Zagreb (CRO) KHL 12 0 10 0 0 4.76
2015-16 Hershey Bears AHL 1 0 1 0 0 4.09
2015-16 South Carolina Stingrays ECHL 35 20 9 4 2 2.16 10 5 4 2 1.69
2016-17 Reading Royals ECHL 39 21 12 4 1 3.04 6 2 4 0 1.62
2016-17 Lehigh Valley Phantoms AHL 1 0 0 0 0 9.10
NHL Totals 1 0 0 0 0 3.60


ECAC First All-Star Team (2006) ECAC Second All-Star Team (2007) Signed as a free agent by Columbus, July 1, 2011. Missed majority of 2011-12 due to recurring ankle injury and resulting surgery, February 4, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Winnipeg, July 6, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Zagreb (KHL), May 20, 2013. Signed as a free agent by Hershey (AHL), October 15, 2015. Signed as a free agent by Lehigh Valley (AHL), August 18, 2016.
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