Denis Potvin apologizes to Sedin, Linden, Canucks

Listen as Panthers colour commentator and former NHL player Denis Potvin makes a funny comment about the Sedins during the postgame brawl on Monday.

Florida Panthers TV analyst and Hockey Hall of Famer Denis Potvin issued an apology Wednesday for negative remarks he made towards Daniel Sedin on-air.

After Sedin scored the overtime winner for the Vancouver Canucks over the Florida Panthers Monday, he cruised by the Florida Panthers bench to gloat.

Offering commentary on the Florida broadcast, Potvin referred to the Canucks star as a “lowlife.”

“My choice of words at the conclusion of the Vancouver game on Monday should have been more appropriate,” Potvin said via a release on the Panthers website.

“In the passion of the moment and under the circumstances of how the game ended, they came out wrong. For that I’m going to extend my sincere apologies to Daniel Sedin, Trevor Linden and the Canucks organization.”

The game ended with a melee involving both teams, at which point Potvin made a bizarre remark.

“I see the Sedins are pointing fingers now,” Potvin said on-air. “Normally they only use those fingers to lick the peanut butter off of their bread.”

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