CHICAGO, IL - MARCH 6: Andrew Shaw #65 of the Chicago Blackhawks scores on goalie Semyon Varlamov #1 of the Colorado Avalanche during the NHL game on March 06, 2013 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Bill Smith/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