LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 24: Mike Richards #10 of the Los Angeles Kings prepares to take the ice to warm up prior to the game against the Anaheim Ducks at Staples Center on September 24, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Noah Graham/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