RALEIGH, NC - OCTOBER 06: Anton Khudobin #31 of the Carolina Hurricanes warms up for his Hurricanes debut prior to an NHL game against the Philadelphia Flyers on October 6, 2013 at PNC Arena in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Gregg Forwerck/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