Vegas Expansion a Smart Bet in Salary Cap Era
The Hockey Writers
Team architect Bill Torrey and head coach Al Arbour knew they would become the laughing-stock of the NHL for a few seasons by going with an inexperienced, young roster that included future Hall-of-Famers Denis Potvin, Clark Gillies and Mike Bossy.
Bryan Trottier relished every second after first Cup
Editor's note: The Stanley Cup turns 125 years old March 18. To celebrate the historic anniversary, NHL.com talked to the players and coaches who dedicated their lives to winning the Stanley Cup, some succeeding, some failing, but all with incredible ...
STARS MAILBAG: Story time, Bayreuther, free agents, and I'm writing a book
Wrong Side of the Red Line
Marks had some good stories about Bayreuther, and said the defensemen was like “Bobby Orr and Denis Potvin” for his team in one USHL season. However the story that stuck out most to me was a story about a game during the 1987-88 season when when ...
Sports history has been filled with 'hair' apparents
Rochester Business Journal
Hockey's playoff beard tradition can be traced to New York Islanders Hall of Famer Denis Potvin in the 1980s. The Isles won a game after he didn't shave, so he kept the razor on the shelf and wound up winning four consecutive Stanley Cup championships.