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Jean Potvin

Position: D ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 5-11 ▪ Weight: 188 lbs.

Born: March 25, 1949 in Ottawa, Ontario

NHL Standard

Scoring Stats Goals Assists Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1970-71 21 LAK NHL 4 1 3 4 1 5 2 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 5 20.0 0 0:00
1971-72 22 TOT NHL 68 5 15 20 7 -45 41 3 2 0 2 4 11 0 78 6.4 0 0:00
1971-72 22 LAK NHL 39 2 3 5 2 -39 35 2 0 0 1 1 2 0 55 3.6 0 0:00
1971-72 22 PHI NHL 29 3 12 15 5 -6 6 1 2 0 1 3 9 0 23 13.0 0 0:00
1972-73 23 TOT NHL 45 3 12 15 5 -4 22 2 1 0 1 5 7 0 45 6.7 0 0:00
1972-73 23 PHI NHL 35 3 9 12 4 -1 10 2 1 0 1 3 6 0 27 11.1 0 0:00
1972-73 23 NYI NHL 10 0 3 3 1 -3 12 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 18 0.0 0 0:00
1973-74 24 NYI NHL 78 5 23 28 9 -26 100 3 2 0 0 12 10 1 114 4.4 0 0:00
1974-75 25 NYI NHL 73 9 24 33 11 -3 59 2 6 1 4 8 16 0 115 7.8 0 0:00
1975-76 26 NYI NHL 78 17 55 72 24 16 74 7 9 1 2 21 34 0 167 10.2 0 0:00
1976-77 27 NYI NHL 79 10 36 46 15 14 26 8 1 1 0 21 15 0 124 8.1 0 0:00
1977-78 28 TOT NHL 74 4 24 28 9 7 38 4 0 0 1 20 3 1 121 3.3 0 0:00
1977-78 28 NYI NHL 34 1 10 11 3 11 8 1 0 0 0 9 0 1 36 2.8 0 0:00
1977-78 28 CLE NHL 40 3 14 17 5 -4 30 3 0 0 1 11 3 0 85 3.5 0 0:00
1978-79 29 MNS NHL 64 5 16 21 7 -10 65 1 2 2 1 11 5 0 89 5.6 0 0:00
1979-80 30 NYI NHL 32 2 13 15 5 -12 26 0 2 0 0 7 6 0 49 4.1 0 0:00
1980-81 31 NYI NHL 18 2 3 5 2 -4 25 0 2 0 1 2 1 0 16 12.5 0 0:00
8 yrs NYI NHL 402 46 167 213 71 -7 330 21 22 3 7 82 83 2 639 7.2 0
2 yrs LAK NHL 43 3 6 9 3 -34 37 3 0 0 1 3 3 0 60 5.0 0
2 yrs PHI NHL 64 6 21 27 9 -7 16 3 3 0 2 6 15 0 50 12.0 0
1 yr MNS NHL 64 5 16 21 7 -10 65 1 2 2 1 11 5 0 89 5.6 0
1 yr CLE NHL 40 3 14 17 5 -4 30 3 0 0 1 11 3 0 85 3.5 0
Career NHL 613 63 224 287 96 -62 478 31 27 5 12 113 109 2 923 6.8 0

NHL Miscellaneous

Per Game Adjusted Plus/Minus Point Shares
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC PIM S G A PTS GC TGF PGF TGA PGA +/- OPS DPS PS Awards
1970-71 21 LAK NHL 4 0.25 0.75 1.00 0.35 0.50 1.25 1 3 4 1 8 1 3 1 5 0.4 0.5 0.9
1971-72 22 TOT NHL 68 0.07 0.22 0.29 0.10 0.60 1.15 5 15 20 7 47 19 80 7 -45 0.8 1.2 2.0
1971-72 22 LAK NHL 39 0.05 0.08 0.13 0.05 0.90 1.41 2 3 5 2 25 3 67 6 -39 -0.2 -0.2 -0.4
1971-72 22 PHI NHL 29 0.10 0.41 0.52 0.17 0.21 0.79 3 12 15 5 22 16 13 1 -6 1.0 1.4 2.4
1972-73 23 TOT NHL 45 0.07 0.27 0.33 0.11 0.49 1.00 3 11 14 5 40 14 39 9 -4 0.7 1.9 2.6
1972-73 23 PHI NHL 35 0.09 0.26 0.34 0.12 0.29 0.77 3 8 11 4 25 12 17 3 -1 0.6 1.4 2.0
1972-73 23 NYI NHL 10 0.00 0.30 0.30 0.08 1.20 1.80 0 3 3 1 15 2 22 6 -3 0.1 0.5 0.5
1973-74 24 NYI NHL 78 0.06 0.29 0.36 0.12 1.28 1.46 5 22 27 9 85 28 99 16 -26 1.3 3.6 4.9
1974-75 25 NYI NHL 73 0.12 0.33 0.45 0.16 0.81 1.58 8 21 29 10 85 39 56 7 -3 1.8 4.1 5.9
1975-76 26 NYI NHL 78 0.22 0.71 0.92 0.31 0.95 2.14 15 48 63 21 139 82 48 7 16 5.5 5.8 11.4
1976-77 27 NYI NHL 79 0.13 0.46 0.58 0.19 0.33 1.57 9 32 41 14 86 37 38 3 14 2.9 5.0 7.9
1977-78 28 TOT NHL 74 0.05 0.32 0.38 0.12 0.51 1.64 4 22 26 8 91 7 103 26 7 1.1 4.0 5.1
1977-78 28 NYI NHL 34 0.03 0.29 0.32 0.10 0.24 1.06 1 9 10 3 33 1 27 6 11 0.3 2.2 2.4
1977-78 28 CLE NHL 40 0.08 0.35 0.43 0.14 0.75 2.13 3 13 16 5 58 6 76 20 -4 0.8 1.9 2.7
1978-79 29 MNS NHL 64 0.08 0.25 0.33 0.11 1.02 1.39 4 13 17 6 67 11 73 7 -10 0.7 3.4 4.1
1979-80 30 NYI NHL 32 0.06 0.41 0.47 0.15 0.81 1.53 2 11 13 4 36 10 49 11 -12 0.6 1.0 1.7
1980-81 31 NYI NHL 18 0.11 0.17 0.28 0.11 1.39 0.89 2 2 4 2 14 3 17 2 -4 0.1 0.7 0.8
8 yrs NYI NHL 402 0.11 0.42 0.53 0.18 0.82 1.59 42 148 190 63 493 202 356 58 -7 12.7 22.7 35.4
2 yrs LAK NHL 43 0.07 0.14 0.21 0.08 0.86 1.40 3 6 9 3 33 4 70 7 -34 0.2 0.3 0.5
2 yrs PHI NHL 64 0.09 0.33 0.42 0.14 0.25 0.78 6 20 26 9 47 28 30 4 -7 1.6 2.9 4.5
1 yr MNS NHL 64 0.08 0.25 0.33 0.11 1.02 1.39 4 13 17 6 67 11 73 7 -10 0.7 3.4 4.1
1 yr CLE NHL 40 0.08 0.35 0.43 0.14 0.75 2.13 3 13 16 5 58 6 76 20 -4 0.8 1.9 2.7
Career NHL 613 0.10 0.37 0.47 0.16 0.78 1.51 58 200 258 86 698 251 605 96 -62 15.9 31.2 47.1

NHL Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1974-75 25 NYI NHL 15 2 4 6 2 9 2 0 0 0
1975-76 26 NYI NHL 13 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0
1976-77 27 NYI NHL 11 0 4 4 1 6 0 0 0 0
Career NHL 39 2 9 11 4 17 2 0 0 0

Other Standard

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1966-67 17 Hull Volants QJHL 45 22 27 49 0 115 22 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1967-68 18 Ottawa 67's OHA-Jr. 54 18 17 35 0 138 18 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1968-69 19 Ottawa 67's OHA-Jr. 54 17 23 40 0 116 17 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1969-70 20 Springfield Kings AHL 61 3 5 8 0 42 3 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1970-71 21 Springfield Kings AHL 60 9 23 32 0 94 9 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1978-79 29 Oklahoma City Stars CHL 9 3 7 10 0 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
Career 2 Seasons AHL 121 12 28 40 0 136 12 0 0 0 0 0
Career 1 Season CHL 9 3 7 10 0 10 3 0 0 0 0 0
Career 2 Seasons OHA-Jr. 108 35 40 75 0 254 35 0 0 0 0 0
Career 1 Season QJHL 45 22 27 49 0 115 22 0 0 0 0 0

Other Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1968-69 19 Ottawa 67's OHA-Jr. 7 1 7 8 20
1969-70 20 Springfield Kings AHL 14 0 2 2 24
1970-71 21 Springfield Kings AHL 12 2 10 12 17
Career 2 Seasons AHL 26 2 12 14 41
Career 1 Season OHA-Jr. 7 1 7 8 20

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2012-13)
Thru 11 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Jean Potvin 11.4 7.9 5.9 5.1 4.9 4.1 2.6 2.0 1.7 0.9 0.8
Baldy Northcott 85.8 6.9 5.7 5.3 4.0 3.8 2.7 2.0 1.7 1.1 0.1 -0.2
Richard Smehlik 85.2 9.4 6.7 5.2 5.0 4.0 3.8 3.4 2.6 2.2 2.2
Viacheslav Fetisov 83.7 9.2 7.3 6.1 4.9 4.8 3.9 3.4 3.4 2.2
Brian Engblom 83.4 8.9 8.4 5.4 4.7 4.5 4.1 3.8 3.4 1.4 0.7
Sean Hill 83.4 8.4 7.1 6.1 4.7 3.5 2.6 2.6 2.2 2.1 1.3 0.3
Keith Magnuson 83.2 8.2 7.8 6.7 5.3 4.6 3.8 3.8 3.5 1.3 1.1 0.1
Doug Young 83.0 6.5 5.5 5.3 4.4 4.3 2.9 2.4 1.4 0.8 0.1
Adrian Aucoin 82.9 10.3 8.5 7.1 6.0 5.1 5.1 3.6 3.5 1.1 0.5 0.3
Darren Veitch 82.5 9.1 6.1 5.8 5.6 4.7 4.3 3.4 0.9 0.8 -0.1
Arnie Brown 82.0 9.0 6.5 6.3 4.6 4.1 3.7 2.2 1.8 0.8 0.2 0.1
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Jean Potvin 11.4 7.9 5.9 5.1 4.9 4.1 2.6 2.0 1.7 0.9 0.8
Baldy Northcott 85.8 6.9 5.7 5.3 4.0 3.8 2.7 2.0 1.7 1.1 0.1 -0.2
Richard Smehlik 85.2 9.4 6.7 5.2 5.0 4.0 3.8 3.4 2.6 2.2 2.2
Arnie Brown 84.2 9.0 6.5 6.3 4.6 4.1 3.7 2.2 2.1 1.8 0.8 0.2 0.1
Viacheslav Fetisov 83.7 9.2 7.3 6.1 4.9 4.8 3.9 3.4 3.4 2.2
Brian Engblom 83.4 8.9 8.4 5.4 4.7 4.5 4.1 3.8 3.4 1.4 0.7
Keith Magnuson 83.2 8.2 7.8 6.7 5.3 4.6 3.8 3.8 3.5 1.3 1.1 0.1
Doug Young 83.0 6.5 5.5 5.3 4.4 4.3 2.9 2.4 1.4 0.8 0.1
Darren Veitch 82.5 9.1 6.1 5.8 5.6 4.7 4.3 3.4 0.9 0.8 -0.1
Rick Smith 81.7 9.0 6.2 5.7 5.2 5.0 4.1 3.5 3.2 3.0 1.9 1.5
Dale Tallon 81.1 9.4 6.0 6.0 5.7 4.8 3.9 3.4 3.3 2.6 2.4

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

November 15, 1969: Signed as a free agent by Los Angeles (Springfield-AHL), November 15, 1969.

January 28, 1972: Traded to Philadelphia by Los Angeles with Eddie Joyal, Bill Flett and Ross Lonsberry for Bill Lesuk, Jim Johnson and Serge Bernier, January 28, 1972.

March 5, 1973: Traded to NY Islanders by Philadelphia with future considerations (Glen Irwin, May 18, 1973) for Terry Crisp, March 5, 1973.

January 10, 1978: Parise for Wayne Merrick, Darcy Regier and Cleveland's 4th round choice (draft choice cancelled by the Cleveland-Minnesota merger) in the 1978 Amateur Draft, January 10, 1978.

June 15, 1978: Placed on Minnesota Reserve List after Cleveland-Minnesota Dispersal Draft, June 15, 1978.

June 10, 1979: Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, June 10, 1979.

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