GLENDALE, AZ - DECEMBER 04: Goaltender Scott Clemmensen #30 of the Florida Panthers skates out onto the ice for warm ups prior to the NHL game against the Phoenix Coyotes at Jobing.com Arena on December 4, 2010 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/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