CHICAGO, IL - MARCH 25: Former player Ed Belfour of the Chicago Blackhawks meets in the hallway with reporters before being honored on the ice by the Blackhawks organization before a game against the Nashville Predators at the United Center on March 25, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/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