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Denis Potvin

Denis Potvin  #5

Defenseman
NUMBER: 5 BIRTHDATE: October 29, 1953
BIRTHPLACE: Ottawa, ON, Canada
DRAFTED: NYI / 1973 NHL Amateur Draft
ROUND: 1st   (1st overall)

CAREER REGULAR SEASON STATISTICS

SEASONTEAMGPGAP+/-PIMPPGSHGGWGSS%
1968-1969 Ottawa 67's-OHA-Jr. 4612 25 37 83
1969-1970 Ottawa 67's-OHA-Jr. 4213 18 31 97
1970-1971 Ottawa 67's-OHA-Jr. 5720 58 78 200
1971-1972 Ottawa 67's-OHA-Jr. 4815 45 60 188
1972-1973 Ottawa 67's-OHA-Jr. 6135 88 123 232
1973-1974Islanders7717 37 54 -16 175 6 0 3 2098.1
1974-1975Islanders7921 55 76 28 105 5 2 4 21110.0
1975-1976Islanders7831 67 98 12 100 18 0 4 25612.1
1976-1977 Canada-Can-Cup 71 8 9 16
1976-1977Islanders8025 55 80 42 103 7 1 4 24110.4
1977-1978Islanders8030 64 94 57 81 9 0 6 28810.4
1978-1979Islanders7331 70 101 71 58 12 3 2 23713.1
1978-1979 NHL All-Stars-Ch-Cup 20 0 0 0
1979-1980Islanders318 33 41 13 44 4 0 0 988.2
1980-1981Islanders7420 56 76 38 104 9 0 4 2069.7
1981-1982 Canada-Can-Cup 72 5 7 12
1981-1982Islanders6024 37 61 38 83 11 1 4 16914.2
1982-1983Islanders6912 54 66 32 60 4 1 1 1916.3
1983-1984Islanders7822 63 85 55 87 11 1 3 2468.9
1984-1985Islanders7717 51 68 36 96 6 0 1 1988.6
1985-1986Islanders7421 38 59 34 78 8 1 4 16812.5
1985-1986 Canada-WEC-A 71 4 5 6
1986-1987Islanders5812 30 42 -6 70 8 0 1 1478.2
1987-1988Islanders7219 32 51 26 112 9 0 3 18810.1
NHL TOTALS1,0603107421,0524601,35612710443,05310.2

CAREER PLAYOFF STATISTICS

SEASONTEAMGPGAP+/-PIMPPGSHGGWGSS%
1969-1970 Ottawa 67's-OHA-Jr. 52 1 3 9
1970-1971 Ottawa 67's-OHA-Jr. 114 6 10 26
1972-1973 Ottawa 67's-OHA-Jr. 96 10 16 22
1974-1975Islanders175 9 14 30 3 1 0
1975-1976Islanders135 14 19 32 2 0 1
1976-1977Islanders126 4 10 20 2 0 0
1977-1978Islanders72 2 4 6 0 0 0
1978-1979Islanders104 7 11 8 0 0 1
1979-1980Islanders216 13 19 24 4 0 1
1980-1981Islanders188 17 25 16 6 1 2
1981-1982Islanders195 16 21 30 3 0 0
1982-1983Islanders208 12 20 22 4 0 1
1983-1984Islanders201 5 6 28 1 0 0
1984-1985Islanders103 2 5 10 1 0 1
1985-1986Islanders30 1 1 0 0 0 0
1986-1987Islanders102 2 4 21 1 0 0
1987-1988Islanders51 4 5 -3 6 1 0 0 156.7
NHL TOTALS18556108164-3253282715
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He seemed to thrive on his own and didn't really need any push from me. I certainly don't want to get in the way of the coaches. You see how that goes sometimes. I never really worried about it and just enjoyed the ride.

— David Ekblad on his son's [Aaron Ekblad] journey to the NHL, signing with the Florida Panthers