Denis Charles Potvin


Year Inducted: 1991
Date of Birth: October 29th, 1953
Born in: Ottawa, Ontario

Standout defenceman with Ottawa 67s.  Twice winner of Max Kaminsky Award as top OHA defenceman.  First pick overall 1973 amateur draft by NY Islanders.  Calder Memorial Trophy NHL Rookie of Year ’74.  Winner three Norris Trophies.  Played on four Stanley Cup winners.  Five times first team, twice second team NHL All-Star.  Played with Team Canada ’76.  Set NHL defencemen scoring record in playoffs.