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Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. A.J. Jenks - - - -
2. Anthony Petruzzelli - - - -
3. Shawn Szydlowski - - - -
4. Alex Tonge - - - -
5. Spencer Dorowicz - - - -
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
D
Age
43
Height
6'1" / 186 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
201 lbs / 91 kg
Nation
Shoots
R
Youth Team
-
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 | -
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1990-91 Beverly Peewee QC Int PW - - - - - | -
2010-11 Genève-Servette HC Spengler Cup 4 0 1 1 6 | -
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 AAA Bantam Dir. of Player Development
USA WC (W) Asst. Coach
Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 4 188 25 89 114 0.61 154 21 | 2 14 2 9 11 0.79 10 1
IHL 1 76 12 29 41 0.54 69 5 | 1 16 3 5 8 0.50 11 -5
NCAA 4 142 17 57 74 0.52 150 0 | 0
NHL 9 362 26 92 118 0.33 202 29 | 4 29 2 3 5 0.17 18 0
NLA 4 94 14 46 60 0.64 60 -4 | 2 10 2 5 7 0.70 14 -2
QC Int PW 1 - 0 0 0 - 0 0 | 0
Spengler Cup 1 4 0 1 1 0.25 6 0 | 0
USHS-Prep 1 27 11 22 33 1.22 36 0 | 0
WC 1 7 0 1 1 0.14 4 -1 | 0
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 Northfield Mount Hermon School

Cult/Star player for Orlando Solar Bears

Cult/Star player for RPI (Rensselaer Polytech. Inst.)

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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