DETROIT - JANUARY 26: Kienan Draper, son of Kris Draper #33 of the Detroit Red Wings, stands in between his father and his teammates Brad Stuart #23, Niklas Kronwall #55, Darren Helm #43 and Patrick Eaves #17 for the national anthem before an NHL game against the Phoenix Coyotes at Joe Louis Arena on January 26, 2010 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/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