DETROIT, MI - APRIL 24: Robyn Regehr #44 of the Los Angeles Kings shoots the puck in warm-ups before an NHL game against the Detroit Red Wings at Joe Louis Arena on April 24, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/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