MONTREAL, QC - OCTOBER 17: Michael Bournival #49 of the Montreal Canadiens celebrates his first career NHL goal with teammates during the NHL game against the Columbus Blue Jackets at the Bell Centre on October 17, 2013 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Richard Wolowicz/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