COLUMBUS, OH - JANUARY 17: Goaltender Philipp Grubauer #31 of the Washington Capitals defends the net as teammate Dmitry Orlov #81 and Cam Atkinson #13 of the Columbus Blue Jackets battle for the loose puck in the first period on January 17, 2014 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/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