SAINT PAUL, MN - NOVEMBER 20: Ruslan Fedotenko #19 of the New York Rangers skates up the ice as Cal Clutterbuck #22 and Matt Cullen #7 of the Minnesota Wild backcheck during the game at Xcel Energy Center on November 20, 2010 in Saint Paul, Minnesota. (Photo by Bruce Kluckhohn/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