LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 27: Marian Hossa #81 of the Chicago Blackhawks has the puck knocked away on his breakaway by a diving Rob Scuderi #7 of the Los Angeles Kings during the first period at Staples Center on November 27, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/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