Florida Panthers Color Anaylst
Denis Potvin, a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame, enters his fourth season as the Panthers' insightful and informative television and radio analyst. Potvin also provides television analysis on Fox Network's game-of-the-week. Prior to joining the Panthers, Potvin was a hockey correspondent for SportsChannel America and provided color commentary for ESPN playoff broadcasts. In 1976, he worked with Hall of Fame broadcaster Dick Irvin on CT during the Philadelphia Flyers-Soviet Union series. Potvin, 42, played 15 seasons with the New York Islanders, and holds all career scoring records for Isles defensemen (goals, assists, points). A three time winner of the Norris Trophy, Potvin captained four Stanley Cup winning teams with the Islanders and was the first team member to have his jersey retired (#5). A native of Ottawa, Ontario, Denis and his wife, Valerie, reside in Light House Point, Fl. And have two daughter, Madeleine, 11 and Annabelle, 10, and one son Christian, 6.