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| 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
190 lb (86 kg)
| NHL Team|
| Washington Capitals|
|Born|| September 5 1984,|
Grand Forks, ND, USA
|NHL Draft|| 87th overall, 2003|
|Pro Career||2006 – present|
Ryan Potulny (born September 5, 1984) is an American professional ice hockey player. Potulny is playing for the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League, a farm team of the Washington Capitals in the National Hockey League (NHL).
Potulny was drafted in the third round, 87th overall, at the 2003 NHL Entry Draft by the Philadelphia Flyers after playing two years with the USHL's Lincoln Stars. He spent the next three seasons playing collegiate hockey with the Minnesota Golden Gophers, recording 68 goals and 50 assists for a total of 118 points in 100 games. Potulny ranked first in the nation with 38 goals and 63 points during his last season with the Gophers, 2005–06, and was named an All-WCHA First Team Honoree and was a finalist for the Hobey Baker Memorial Award.
Potulny signed a 2-year entry level contract with the Flyers on March 29, 2006. He played his first two professional games with the Flyers at the tail-end of the 2005–06 season, making his NHL debut on April 7, 2006 and also recording his first point. He split the 2006–07 season with the Flyers and the AHL's Philadelphia Phantoms.
On April 24, 2008, Potulny scored the game winning goal at 2:58 in the fifth overtime in Game 5 of the East Division Semifinals. The games total time was 142:58, an AHL record for longest game.
On September 8, 2010, Potulny signed a one-year two-way contract as a free agent with the Chicago Blackhawks. He ultimately played in only three games with the Blackhawks, spending much of the season with their AHL affiliate in Rockford.
On February 28 2011, Potulny was traded to the Ottawa Senators along with a second round draft pick in the 2011 entry draft in return for a conditional seventh-round pick in the 2012 entry draft and Chris Campoli.
- 2002–03: USHL Dave Tyler Junior Player of the Year Award
- 2004–05: WCHA Third All-Star Team
- 2005–06: WCHA First Team Honoree
- 2008–09: Named to the AHL All-Star Classic in Worcester, MA
|2003–04||Minnesota Golden Gophers||WCHA||15||6||8||14||10||—||—||—||—||—|
|2004–05||Minnesota Golden Gophers||WCHA||44||24||17||41||20||—||—||—||—||—|
|2005–06||Minnesota Golden Gophers||WCHA||41||38||25||63||31||—||—||—||—||—|
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Flyers Sign Ryan Potulny to Contract. PhiladelphiaFlyers.com (2006). Retrieved on 2007-08-18.
- ↑ PhiladelphiaFlyers.com, Forsberg and Nedved Out for Friday; Potulny to Debut
- ↑ Oliers acquire Potulny from Flyers. oilers.nhl.com (2008-06-06). Retrieved on 2009-01-11.
- ↑ Oilers sign Ryan Potulny to one-year contract. oilers.nhl.com (2008-06-14). Retrieved on 2009-01-11.
- ↑ Potulny signs a 1-year, two-way contract with Blackhawks. The Sports Network (2010-09-08). Retrieved on 2010-09-08.
- ↑ "Sens trade Campoli and pick to Blackhawks for Potulny and pick". The Sports Network (2011-02-28). Retrieved on 2011-03-01.
- ↑ NHL Free Agent Tracker. The Sports Network. Retrieved on 1 July 2011.
- ↑ "White named USA Hockey's Junior player of the year". USHL (2010-06-03). Retrieved on 2010-06-03.
- Ryan Potulny's NHL player profile
- Ryan Potulny's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database
- Ryan Potulny's biography at Legends of Hockey
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