NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 31: Fans of the New York Rangers dressed up for Halloween as the Hanson Brothers from the movie 'Slap Shot' are shown prior to a game against the Buffalo Sabres at Madison Square Garden on October 31, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Scott Levy/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