TAMPA, FL - DECEMBER 7: Drummer Chris Williams of country music band Clemons Road performs for fans outside of the Tampa Bay Times Forum prior to the start of the game between the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Winnipeg Jets at the on December 7, 2013 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Scott Audette/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