ANAHEIM, CA - FEBRUARY 1: Jordie Benn #24 of the Dallas Stars reaches for the puck against Teemu Selanne #8 of the Anaheim Ducks at Honda Center on February 1, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Debora Robinson/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