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Former Shark Barry Potomski Dies

by Staff Writer / San Jose Sharks
Former Shark, Barry Potomski, who had a brief NHL career in the 1990s, died suddenly Tuesday in his hometown of Windsor.


He was 38.

Potomski died at a fitness centre, according to a Windsor newspaper report.

Potomski, who was never drafted, made his NHL debut with the 1995-96 Los Angeles Kings after five seasons in the minor leagues.

He played parts of three NHL seasons -- 59 games with the Kings and nine with the Sharks -- collecting six goals, five assists and 227 penalty minutes.

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