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Retired Defenseman for the New York Islanders

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Denis Potvin Biography

Denis Potvin was born October 29, 1953 and is a retiredprofessional ice hockey defenseman and team captain for the New York Islandersof the National Hockey League. He was a four-time Stanley Cup winner with theIslanders in the early 1980s and was also a three-time James Norris MemorialTrophy winner as the NHL's top defenseman. He was elected to the Hockey Hall ofFame in 1991, and currently serves as a commentator for Ottawa Senators'television broadcasts on Sportsnet.

Potvin retired as the National Hockey League's leader in goals and points by adefenseman. His career totals were later surpassed by Paul Coffey and RaymondBourque, although each did so playing significantly more games (1,409 and1,612, respectively, to Potvin's 1,060).

Potvin was a more traditional defender than Orr and anextremely physical player. He averaged just under a point per game over hiscareer (0.992), while Orr averaged 1.39 points per game. Late in his career,Potvin suffered a series of injuries that impeded his performance, leading tohis retirement following the 1988 season. Potvin allegedly received an offerfrom Mike Keenan to come out of retirement and play for arch-rival New YorkRangers in 1993, though the seriousness of this report in unknown.


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