BOSTON, MA - DECEMBER 13: Patrice Bergeron #37 of the Boston Bruins tries to keep the puck as Jarret Stoll #28 of the Los Angeles Kings defends on December 13, 2011 at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Elsa/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