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Brian Pothier

Player Facts
  • Position
    D
  • Height
    6'1" / 186 cm
  • Weight
    201 lbs / 91 kg
  • Shoots
    R
  • Status
    Retired

Pothier is a smart defenseman with a solid all-around game. Calm and poised with the puck, a good passer and powerplay quarterback. Has leadership qualities.
- Ulf Andersson, EP

Team Staff profile of Brian Pothier also available

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1995-96 Northfield Mount Hermon School USHS-Prep 27 11 22 33 36 |
1996-97 RPI (Rensselaer Polytech. Inst.) NCAA 34 1 11 12 42 |
1997-98 RPI (Rensselaer Polytech. Inst.) NCAA 35 2 9 11 28 |
1998-99 RPI (Rensselaer Polytech. Inst.) NCAA 37 5 13 18 36 |
1999-00 RPI (Rensselaer Polytech. Inst.) “C” NCAA 36 9 24 33 44 |
2000-01 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 3 0 0 0 2 4 |
Orlando Solar Bears IHL 76 12 29 41 69 5 | Playoffs 16 3 5 8 11 -5
2001-02 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 33 3 6 9 22 -19 |
Chicago Wolves AHL 39 6 13 19 30 2 |
2002-03 Ottawa Senators NHL 14 2 4 6 6 11 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 2 0
Binghamton Senators AHL 68 7 40 47 58 5 | Playoffs 8 2 8 10 4 2
2003-04 Ottawa Senators NHL 55 2 6 8 24 6 | Playoffs 7 0 0 0 6 -2
2004-05 Binghamton Senators AHL 77 12 36 48 64 13 | Playoffs 6 0 1 1 6 -1
2005-06 Ottawa Senators NHL 77 5 30 35 59 29 | Playoffs 8 2 1 3 2 1
2006-07 Washington Capitals NHL 72 3 25 28 44 -11 |
USA WC 7 0 1 1 4 -1 |
2007-08 Washington Capitals NHL 38 5 9 14 20 5 |
2008-09 Washington Capitals NHL 9 1 2 3 4 0 | Playoffs 13 0 2 2 8 1
Hershey Bears AHL 4 0 0 0 2 1 |
2009-10 Washington Capitals NHL 41 4 7 11 10 12 |
Carolina Hurricanes NHL 20 1 3 4 11 -8 |
2010-11 Genève-Servette HC “A” NLA 44 8 25 33 26 4 | Playoffs 6 2 4 6 10
2011-12 Genève-Servette HC “A” NLA 50 6 21 27 34 -8 | Relegation 4 0 1 1 4 -2
2012-13 Genève-Servette HC NLA 0 0 0 0 0 0 |
2013-14 Genève-Servette HC NLA 0 0 0 0 0 0 |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2013-14 UMass-Dartmouth NCAA III Asst. Coach Volunteer Assistant Coach
2014-15 UMass-Dartmouth NCAA III Asst. Coach
2017-18 Boston Jr. Bandits NCDC Dir. of Player Development
2018-19 Boston Jr. Bandits 14U Bantam Dir. of Player Development
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 188 25 89 114 0.61 154 21 | 14 2 9 11 0.79 10 1
IHL 76 12 29 41 0.54 69 5 | 16 3 5 8 0.50 11 -5
NCAA 142 17 57 74 0.52 150 0 |
NHL 362 26 92 118 0.33 202 29 | 29 2 3 5 0.17 18 0
NLA 94 14 46 60 0.64 60 -4 | 10 2 5 7 0.70 14 -2
USHS-Prep 27 11 22 33 1.22 36 0 |
WC 7 0 1 1 0.14 4 -1 |
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
12/19/2011
12/19/2011 Extension Genève-Servette Genève-Servette
07/27/2010
07/27/2010 Confirmed Carolina Hurricanes Genève-Servette
03/03/2010
03/03/2010 Confirmed Washington Capitals Carolina Hurricanes
Player Biography and Trivia

Cult/Star player for Genève-Servette

Cult/Star player for Northfield Mount Hermon School

Cult/Star player for Orlando Solar Bears

Career transactions
- 2010-07-27 • Signed by Genève-Servette
- 2010-03-03 • Traded to the Carolina Hurricanes with Oskar Osala & a 2011 2nd round pick (traded to CGY: Tyler Wotherspoon) for Joe Corvo
- 2006-07-01 • Signed by the Washington Capitals
- 2002-06-29 • Traded to the Ottawa Senators for Shawn McEachern & a 2004 6th round pick (Dan Turple)
- 2000-03-27 • Signed by the Atlanta Thrashers

Injury problems
Pothier was forced to sit out the 2012-13 and 2013-14 seasons due to post-concussion syndrom.

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