CALGARY, CANADA - JANUARY 20: Calgary Flames fans attend the first home game this season against the San Jose Sharks on January 20, 2013 at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Terence Leung/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