Dan Jancevski was born June 15, 1981 in Windsor, Ontario. The second round, 66th overall selection of the Dallas Stars in the 1999 NHL Entry Draft, Jancevski is a graduate of the OHL.
A sound defenseman, Jancevski went on to play three seasons in the OHL with London and Sudbury registering 81 points (17-64-87) before making his professional debut with the AHL's Utah Grizzlies in 2001-02. Over the course of the next three seasons, the Windsor, ON native continued to hone his skills in Utah before moving on to Hamilton in 2004-05.
After four full seasons in the AHL, Jancevski went on to make his NHL debut with Dallas in 2005-06, while still seeing the majority of his playing time in the AHL.
Jancevski signed as a free agent in the summer of 2006 with the Montreal Canadiens. He spent his entire 2006-07 season competing with the Hamilton Bulldogs, the Canadiens AHL affiliate. With the Bulldogs Jancevski recorded 31 points during the regular season and played a vital role in the club's drive to the Calder Cup finals, competing all 22 playoff games.
In the summer of 2007, the Tampa Bay Lightning signed the defenseman to a one-year, two-way contract.