DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 5: Maxime Macenauer #49 of the Anaheim Ducks controls the puck while Johan Franzen #93 of the Detroit Red Wings looks after during an NHL game at Joe Louis Arena on November 5, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/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