Jean Potvin, aka Jean Rene Potvin, was a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman has died at the age of 72. The cause for the death is not known. General Manager Lou Lamoriello said in a statement, “Our thoughts and prayers go out to the entire Potvin family,” added “Jean was a leader on the ice, helping the organization win two Stanley Cup Championships. He made his home on the Island and was always such a friendly face in our community. We send our sincere condolences to all those who grieve his loss.” Following the news of Jean Potvin’s death, tributes began pouring in online for the ice hockey defenceman, with fans offering condolences to friends and family. One user said, “Former #Isles defenseman Jean Potvin, who won two Stanley Cups during the team’s dynasty era, has died at 72, the team announced after Tuesday’s game.” Another user tweeted, “RIP Jean Potvin Thoughts, prayers, and condolences to entire Potvin family. So heartbreaking to hear tonight.” While another said, “Jean Potvin has passed away. A veteran of 613 NHL regular season games most of those as an Islander. Rest easy, Mr. Potvin.”
What was Jean Potvin’s Net Worth?
Jean Potvin Net Worth
$5 Million to $8 Million USD
Jean Potvin, aka Jean Rene Potvin, was a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman. He was born on 25 March 1949 in Ottawa, Canada; he was 72 years old at his demise. His brother was a Denis is a Hall of Fame defenseman for the team. He also had stints with the Kings, Flyers, Cleveland Barons, and Minnesota North Stars. From 1980 to 1981, his final two seasons were the Islanders’ first two Stanley Cup years. Potvin also worked on Islanders radio broadcasts for eight years following his playing career. In addition, he served on the Nassau County Boy Scouts of America Board of Directors for over a decade and worked with Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens.
The estimated Net Worth of Jean Potvin is between $5 Million to $8 Million USD.
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