SUNRISE, FL - MARCH 3: Jack Skille #12 of the Florida Panthers skates with the puck against Joe Corvo #77 of the Carolina Hurricanes at the BB&T Center on March 3, 2013 in Sunrise, Florida. (Photo by Eliot J. Schechter/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