WINNIPEG, MB - JANUARY 19: Fans (L-R) Derek McMahon, Lucas Stout, and Darryl Chartrand cheer for the cameras as they make their way to the doors before the Winnipeg Jets and Ottawa Senators game on January 19, 2013 at the MTS Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. (Photo by Marianne Helm/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