Grant Potulny

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Grant Potulny
Born (1980-03-04) March 4, 1980 (age 36)
Grand Forks, ND, USA
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Left
Played for AHL
Binghamton Senators
Hershey Bears
Springfield Falcons
San Antonio Rampage
Norfolk Admirals
Duisburg Foxes
NHL Draft 157th overall, 2000
Ottawa Senators
Playing career 2004–2009

Grant Potulny (born March 4, 1980) is an American former professional ice hockey player. He is currently an assistant head coach with the Minnesota Golden Gophers men's ice hockey team. Potulny was selected by the Ottawa Senators in the 5th round (157th overall) of the 2000 NHL Entry Draft.

Potulny played two seasons in the United States Hockey League with the Lincoln Stars, leading his team to win the 1999-2000 Anderson Cup as the team's Most Valuable Player.[1] Potulny then attended the University of Minnesota where he was a three-year captain with the Minnesota Golden Gophers during his college career.

Immediately following his graduation, Potulny turned professional with the Binghamton Senators playing in their final few regular season games and playoff of the 2003–04 AHL season. He retired from professional hockey following the 2008–09 AHL season.

He is the older brother of Ryan Potulny, who also has played in the NHL as well.

Awards and honors[edit]

Award Year
All-WCHA Rookie Team 2000–01
All-NCAA All-Tournament Team 2002 [2]
WCHA All-Tournament Team 2003 [3]


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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Chuck Kobasew
NCAA Tournament Most Outstanding Player
Succeeded by
Thomas Vanek
Preceded by
Wade Dubielewicz
WCHA Most Valuable Player in Tournament
Succeeded by
Kellen Briggs