LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 7: Paul Stanley of the legendary band, Kiss, whom will preform during the NHL Stadium Series Game at Dodger Stadium bumps fists with Jeff Carter #77 of the Los Angeles Kings before a game against the Minnesota Wild at STAPLES Center on January 7, 2014 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