Terribly sad news

January 13, 2006

League Mourns Passing of Adirondack Head Coach Marc Potvin

LAKE ST. LOUIS, MO— On behalf of the United Hockey League (UHL), Adirondack Frostbite, and Kalamazoo Wings, it was announced that Adirondack Frostbite Head Coach Marc Potvin was found deceased this morning.

At this time, there will be no further information given until Kalamazoo Public Safety has completed their autopsy.

With this information, UHL Game #251, Adirondack @ Kalamazoo scheduled for 7:30 PM this evening has been postponed.

“We are deeply saddened by this loss today,” stated Richard Brosal, UHL President/CEO. “Marc was not only a respected coach in this league, but also a great friend to us all. The United Hockey League family sends our thoughts and prayers to the Potvin family, the Adirondack Frostbite organization and players.”

The UHL and Adirondack Frostbite ask that privacy on this matter be respected. Further information will be released as it becomes available.

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5 Responses to “Terribly sad news”

  1. Mark Says:

    This is incredibly sad news for the UHL, Adirondack and the Adirondack fans…My condolences go out to the Potvin family…

  2. DL Says:

    Sad to see a team go through a tragedy like that. Thoughts and prayers with Marc’s family, and to the Frostbite organization.

  3. Brandan Says:

    Oh wow…that stinks.

    Condolences here as well.

  4. Hit Somebody!!! Says:

    I think that is terrible. I hope that the guys on that team and the whole organization will recover from this. My thoughts are with them.

  5. Bob Says:

    I was very shocked to learn of Marc’s death today. My thoughts and prayers are extended to his family, friends and the entire Frostbite organization.


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