VANCOUVER, CANADA - SEPTEMBER 23: Goalie Thomas Greiss #1 of the Phoenix Coyotes stops Ryan Kesler #17 of the Vancouver Canucks in close during the first period in NHL pre-season action on September 23, 2013 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Rich Lam/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