DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 10: Derek Morris #53 of the Phoenix Coyotes celebrates his first period goal with Keith Yandle #3, Shane Doan #19 and Antoine Vermette #50 while playing the Detroit Red Wings at Joe Louis Arena on October 10, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/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