Friday, January 13, 2006

Marc Potvin (former Red Wing) dies

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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