SUNRISE, FL - APRIL 13: (L - R) Matt Tomlinson and Luke Tomlinson hold their playoff tickets for Game One of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals of the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs before entering to see the Florida Panthers play the New Jersey Devils at the BankAtlantic Center on April 13, 2012 in Sunrise, Florida. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/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