Denis Potvin

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Birthday
23, 1953
Birthplace
Ottawa, Canada
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
23, 1953 (age 65)
Birthplace
Ottawa, Canada

About

NHL Hall of Fame defenseman who was selected first overall by the New York Islanders in 1973. He helped lead the Islanders to four straight Stanley Cup Championships from 1980 to 1983.

Before Fame

He was an outstanding junior hockey player with the Ottawa 67's.

Trivia

After retiring from hockey, he went into broadcasting the game for the Ottawa Senators.

Family Life

He grew up in Hull, Quebec Province, Canada.

Associated With

He was seen as the next Bobby Orr when drafted by the Islanders.