Talk:Denis Potvin

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  • IMO, The Potvin Sucks part of this page should be linked and moved to a seperate page much like the famous Nineteen Forty chant has. Or, a seprate page should house all of the related rivalry chants as far as the fans go.

Needs cleanup for NPOV "childish" is an opinion.

Been to a game eh? You can actually here fans laugh after these chants. These are purposely childish chants. Everyone knows that everyone else is joking. 1940 chant like the 1918 chant for the Red Sox as well as the Potvin chant. That's why we chant them; because it is childish. That's what makes then funny. Ever since management cracked down on profanity at the games after the 1970s, the childish chants in jest are left John wesley 14:05, 7 March 2006 (UTC)
This past Saturday when the Islander organization brought the old 1980 team back to the Island before the game against the Flyers -- Broad Street Bullies, Potvin himself joked and laughed at the chant. Is that enough proof that everyone is in on the joke? John wesley 14:08, 7 March 2006 (UTC)

Article is biased[edit]

The Potvin article is biased; to dwell on conmparisons to Bobby Orr and injuries is ludicrous. He was an integral part of a hockey dynasty. Compare the article on Paul Coffey, the nearly equivalent figure of the following dynasty; this is how Potvin should be treated. The comment at the end about the 1940 chant is simply a Ranger fan gloating and is unencyclopedic.

I'm a bit mystified as to your problem. The article describes Potvin as the premier backliner in the game in the post-Orr era (which was true), as a more effective defensive defenseman than Orr (which was true), and as plagued by injuries during the Cup years (which was true). The article certainly needs polishing -- perhaps you could have done so yourself -- but what about it is "biased?" Ravenswing 16:33, 9 March 2006 (UTC)

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BetacommandBot (talk) 07:19, 15 January 2008 (UTC)