GLENDALE, AZ - APRIL 12: General view of Jobing.com Arena before Game One of the Western Conference Quarterfinals between the Chicago Blackhawks and the Phoenix Coyotes during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on April 12, 2012 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