GLENDALE, AZ - DECEMBER 27: David Moss #18 of the Phoenix Coyotes celebrates with teammates David Schlemko #6 and Tim Kennedy #34 after his goal against the San Jose Sharks during the first period at Jobing.com Arena on December 27, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Norm Hall/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