CHICAGO, IL - MARCH 11: Anze Kopitar #11 of the Los Angeles Kings lunges toward the puck in front of teammate goalie Jonathan Quick #32, as Andrew Shaw #65 of the Chicago Blackhawks is pushed down by Willie Mitchell #33 of the Kings, during the NHL game on March 11, 2012 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Bill Smith/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