STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN - OCTOBER 9: Derek Dorsett #15 and Ethan Moreau #19 of the Columbus Blue Jackets fight for the puck with John McCarthy #43 and Niclas Wallin #7 of the San Jose Sharks in front of the net of Antero Niittymaki #30 of the Sharks during the 2010 Compuware NHL Premiere at the Ericsson Globe Arena October 9, 2010 in Stockholm, Sweden. (Photo by Gunnar Ask/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