NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 12: A fan of the New York Rangers watches as Brian Boyle #22 of the New York Rangers warms-up prior to a game against the New Jersey Devils at Madison Square Garden on November 12, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Rebecca Taylor/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