PHILADELPHIA, PA - FEBRUARY 25: Tye McGinn #15 of the Philadelphia Flyers skates during warmups before an NHL Hockey game against the Toronto Maple Leafs at Wells Fargo Center on February 25, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/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