BUFFALO, NY - MARCH 09: Patrick Kane #88 of the Chicago Blackhawks skates past front row fans before their game against the Buffalo Sabres on March 9, 2014 at the First Niagara Center in Buffalo, New York. Kane is a native of Buffalo. (Photo by Bill Wippert/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