TORONTO, CANADA - MARCH 14: Nazem Kadri #43 of the Toronto Maple Leafs battles for the puck with Brooks Orpik #44 of the Pittsburgh Penguins during NHL game action March 14, 2013 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Graig Abel/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