DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 17: Gabriel Landeskog #92 of the Colorado Avalanche looks on during warm ups prior to facing the Detroit Red Wings at Pepsi Center on October 17, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/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