KANATA, ON - SEPTEMBER 29: Pascal Leclaire #33 of the Ottawa Senators makes a pad save off a point blank attempt by Nikolai Kulemin #41 of the Toronto Maple Leafs during a game at Scotiabank Place on September 29, 2010 in Kanata, Canada. (Photo by Phillip MacCallum/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