WINNIPEG, MB - FEBRUARY 27: Blake Wheeler #26 of the Winnipeg Jets gets a glove in the face as teammate Bryan Little #18 tries to hold on to David Moss #18 of the Phoenix Coyotes during a shoving match in first period action in an NHL game at the MTS Centre on February 27, 2014 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. (Photo by Marianne Helm/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