Dan Sexton (born April 29, 1987) is an American professional ice hockey winger. He is currently playing with Avtomobilist Yekaterinburg of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL).
Dan Sexton played for Bowling Green State University from 2007–2009, playing 76 games and recording 24 goals and 60 points in his NCAA career.
Nickname "Big Sexy" by Ryan Getzlaf of the Anaheim Ducks.
Sexton an undrafted free agent, left college when he was signed by the Anaheim Ducks on April 7, 2009. After beginning the 2009–10 season in the minors with the Bakersfield Condors in the ECHL, he was called up to the Ducks and played his first NHL game against the Minnesota Wild on December 4, 2009. Sexton recorded his first two NHL goals in his third NHL game on December 8, 2009, in a 4-3 win against the Dallas Stars at the Honda Center.
On July 11, 2011, Sexton re-signed a two-year, two-way contract with the Anaheim Ducks. During the 2012–13 season, on March 11, 2013, Sexton was traded by the Ducks to the Tampa Bay Lightning in exchange for Kyle Wilson.
Having initially moved abroad as a free agent in signing with Finnish club, HC TPS of the Liiga, Sexton left mid-season and played in the KHL for the following 5 seasons with HC Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk. In the 2017–18 season, Sexton led Neftekhimik in scoring and finished 7th in league scoring with 47 points in 52 games.
Prior to the 2018–19 season, Sexton left Nizhnekamsk as a free agent, and signed a contract with Avtomobilist Yekaterinburg on May 2, 2018.
Regular season and playoffs
|2005–06||Wichita Falls Wildcats||NAHL||58||22||37||59||16||—||—||—||—||—|
|2006–07||Sioux Falls Stampede||USHL||58||14||10||24||20||8||8||1||9||0|
|2007–08||Bowling Green State University||CCHA||38||7||14||21||42||—||—||—||—||—|
|2008–09||Bowling Green State University||CCHA||38||17||22||39||20||—||—||—||—||—|
Awards and honors
|Clark Cup (with the Sioux Falls Stampede)||2007|
|All-Star Game||2017, 2018|