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USA Brian Pothier
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Last added: Julien Pelchat
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Marcel Hascak 48 38 31 69
2. Patrik Svitana 49 20 36 56
3. Michal Chovan 45 12 44 56
4. Marek Tvrdon 50 23 31 54
5. Dávid Skokan 49 18 34 52
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
D
Age
44
Height
6'1" / 186 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
201 lbs / 91 kg
Nation
Shoots
R
Youth Team
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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

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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
2020-21 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
NHL 9 362 26 92 118 0.33 202 29 | 4 29 2 3 5 0.17 18 0
NLA (NL) 4 94 14 46 60 0.64 60 -4 | 2 10 2 5 7 0.70 14 -2
QC Int PW 1 - - - - - - - | 0
Spengler Cup 1 4 0 1 1 0.25 6 - | 0
USHS-Prep 1 27 11 22 33 1.22 36 - | 0
WC 1 7 0 1 1 0.14 4 -1 | 0
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Brad Tapper (F) 1997-2002 5 Atlanta Thrashers, Chicago Wolves, Orlando Solar Bears (IHL), RPI (Rensselaer Polytech. Inst.)
Brooks Laich (F) 2003-2010 5 Ottawa Senators, Washington Capitals
Daniel Vukovic (D) 2010-2014 4 Genève-Servette
Anton Volchenkov (D) 2002-2006 4 Binghamton Senators, Ottawa Senators

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Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
12/19/2011
12/19/2011 Extension Genève-Servette HC Genève-Servette HC
07/27/2010
07/27/2010 Confirmed Carolina Hurricanes Genève-Servette HC
03/03/2010
03/03/2010 Confirmed Washington Capitals Carolina Hurricanes
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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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