LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 17: Mike Richards #10 of the Los Angeles Kings high fives a fan before a game against the Edmonton Oilers at STAPLES Center on December 17, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/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