OTTAWA - APRIL 1: Bobby Butler #16 of the Ottawa Senators walks down the players' tunnel for warm-ups prior to his NHL debut against the Carolina Hurricanes at Scotiabank Place on April 1, 2010 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Andre Ringuette/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