Felix 'The Cat' Potvin Felix 'The Cat' Potvin


BORN: Anjou, Quebec, Canada, June 23, 1971.
HEIGHT: 6'1"
WEIGHT: 191 pounds.
CATCHES: Left.
LAST AMATEUR TEAM: Chicoutimi Sagueneens

Name pronounced PAHT-vihn

STYLE: Butterfly.
STRENGTHS: Very strong on first shots - seems to smother rebounds. Excellent on low shots. Good anticipation and confidence. Great reflxes - you don't get the nickname "The Cat" without them.
WEAKNESSES: Goes down too early and stays too deep in the net, leaving him vulnerable to shots in the top corners. Very little lateral mobility. Poor angle goaltender, sometimes depending too much on his reflexes.

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