SAN JOSE, CA - MARCH 11: Marc-Edouard Vlasic #44 of the San Jose Sharks is congratulated by teammates after scoring a goal against the Toronto Maple Leafs during the first period at SAP Center on March 11, 2014 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/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