VANCOUVER, CANADA - NOVEMBER 28: Henrik Sedin #33 and Daniel Sedin #22 of the Vancouver Canucks celebrate a goal as Jean-Francois Jacques #22 of the Edmonton Oilers skates away dejected during their game at General Motors Place on November 28, 2009 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/NHLI via Getty Images)
I first met him when I was 19 years old and he coached me for 13 consecutive years. I don't know how many athletes who have had that pleasure. Al Arbour was a man that left us not only feeling like champions, but left us with a lot of great memories that we can carry on through life.
— Islanders Hall of Fame defenseman Denis Potvin on former coach Al Arbour, who passed away Friday at the age of 82