Brian’s Custom Sports
Felix Potvin is a former National Hockey goaltender who played 14 season in the National Hockey League. Drafted 31st overall in the 1990 NHL Draft by the Toronto Maple Leafs, Potvin got his start in the NHL during the 1992/93 season when he played in 48 games, compiled a 2.50 GAA (1st in the NHL) and a .910% for the Leafs. Potvin's rapid development and aggressive style of play made him an iconic goaltending figure in the 1990’s. Know for his nickname “The Cat”, Potvin became a household name in the NHL during his NHL career and his equipment, goalie helmet paint job and style of play were always emulated by many goalies growing up during this era of goaltending.
was originally founded by Sonny Stomp and Brian Heaton in a small sporting goods store in Kingsville, Ontario in 1984. Brian’s immediately became a leading Canadian manufacture of custom built goalie equipment in the hockey industry. The Brian’s factory is still located in Kingsville, Ontario and still supplies some of the best goalies in North America with equipment to this day. Over the years, Brian’s has supplied a large number of well established NHL goaltenders such as, Felix Potvin, Trevor Kidd, Sean Burke, Garth Snow, Ed Belfour and more recent NHL goalies like Craig Anderson, Jaroslav Halak, Antti Raanta, Robin Lehner and Thatcher Demko. Over the years, numerous goaltenders of all ages have looked to Brian’s Custom Sports to give them a unique look to separate themselves from others which truly has made Brian’s the King Of Custom in the goalie community.