VANCOUVER, CANADA - MARCH 18: Mike Burnstein, head athletic trainer of the Vancouver Canucks, is surrounded by his staff before working his 1,500th NHL game at Rogers Arena March 18, 2013 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The Canucks played the Minnesota Wild. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/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