ST. LOUIS, MO - APRIL 23: Gabriel Landeskog #92 of the Colorado Avalanche looks to break up Patrik Berglund #21 of the St. Louis Blues shot on goal during the first period at the Scottrade Center on April 23, 2013 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/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