UHL coach Potvin's death ruled suicide

Updated: February 10, 2006, 11:23 AM ET
Associated Press

KALAMAZOO, Mich. -- The death of former NHL player Marc Potvin has been ruled a suicide.

The 38-year-old Potvin used a belt to hang himself from a shower curtain rod, police Sgt. Scott Merlo said Friday.

Potvin, coach of the Adirondack Frostbite of the United Hockey League, was found dead Jan. 13 in his Kalamazoo hotel room just hours before his team was to play against the Kalamazoo Wings.

Authorities had ruled out foul play, but were awaiting toxicology test results ...

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