SAN JOSE, CA - OCTOBER 19: Dany Heatley #15 of the San Jose Sharks has his shot deflected by goalie Cam Ward #30 of the Carolina Hurricanes during an NHL hockey game at the HP Pavilion October 19, 2010 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/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