NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 19: Workers build the rink during the 2014 Stadium Series Rink Build Out at Yankee Stadium on January 19, 2014 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Andy Marlin/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