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Database: 781 047 players
Last added: Robert Ling
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Marcus Nilsson 50 12 42 54
2. Kodie Curran 48 12 37 49
3. Ryan Lasch 48 12 36 48
4. Anton Rödin 46 14 32 46
5. Broc Little 48 24 21 45
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
D
Age
66
Height
6'0" / 183 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
205 lbs / 93 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
-
Status
Retired
Agency
Highlights
1-time World Championship Bronze Medal 1
1-time Canada Cup Champion 1
3-time NHL Best Defenseman (Norris Trophy) 3
1-time NHL Rookie of the Year (Calder Trophy) 1
4-time NHL Stanley Cup Champion 4

Brother: Jean Potvin
Son: Steve Potvin
Cousin: Marc Potvin

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1968-69 Ottawa 67's OHA-Jr. 46 12 25 37 83 | -
1969-70 Ottawa 67's OHA-Jr. 42 13 18 31 97 | Playoffs 5 2 1 3 9
1970-71 Ottawa 67's OHA-Jr. 57 20 58 78 200 | Playoffs 11 4 6 10 26
1971-72 Ottawa 67's OHA-Jr. 48 15 45 60 188 | -
1972-73 Ottawa 67's OHA-Jr. 61 35 88 123 232 | Playoffs 9 6 10 16 22
1973-74 New York Islanders NHL 77 17 37 54 175 -16 | -
1974-75 New York Islanders NHL 79 21 55 76 105 28 | Playoffs 17 5 9 14 30
1975-76 New York Islanders NHL 78 31 67 98 100 12 | Playoffs 13 5 14 19 32
1976-77 New York Islanders NHL 80 25 55 80 103 42 | Playoffs 12 6 4 10 20
Canada “A” CC 7 1 8 9 16 10 | -
1977-78 New York Islanders NHL 80 30 64 94 81 57 | Playoffs 7 2 2 4 6
1978-79 New York Islanders NHL 73 31 70 101 58 71 | Playoffs 10 4 7 11 8
1979-80 New York Islanders “C” NHL 31 8 33 41 44 13 | Playoffs 21 6 13 19 24
1980-81 New York Islanders “C” NHL 74 20 56 76 104 38 | Playoffs 18 8 17 25 16
1981-82 New York Islanders “C” NHL 60 24 37 61 83 38 | Playoffs 19 5 16 21 30
Canada “C” CC 7 2 5 7 12 | -
1982-83 New York Islanders “C” NHL 69 12 54 66 60 32 | Playoffs 20 8 12 20 22
1983-84 New York Islanders “C” NHL 78 22 63 85 87 55 | Playoffs 20 1 5 6 28
1984-85 New York Islanders “C” NHL 77 17 51 68 96 36 | Playoffs 10 3 2 5 10
1985-86 New York Islanders “C” NHL 74 21 38 59 78 34 | Playoffs 3 0 1 1 0
Canada WC 7 1 4 5 6 | -
1986-87 New York Islanders “C” NHL 58 12 30 42 70 -6 | Playoffs 10 2 2 4 21
1987-88 New York Islanders NHL 72 19 32 51 112 26 | Playoffs 5 1 4 5 6 -3
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1978-79 NHL All-Stars Challenge Cup '79 2 0 0 0 0 | -
Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
CC 2 14 3 13 16 1.14 28 10 | 0
Challenge Cup '79 1 2 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 | 0
NHL 15 1060 310 742 1052 0.99 1356 460 | 14 185 56 108 164 0.89 253 -3
OHA-Jr. 5 254 95 234 329 1.30 800 0 | 3 25 12 17 29 1.16 57 0
WC 1 7 1 4 5 0.71 6 0 | 0
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Number 5 retired by New York Islanders

Number 7 retired by Ottawa 67's

Cult/Star player for New York Islanders

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