OTTAWA, ON - MARCH 18: Marc Methot #3 of the Ottawa Senators shoots the puck against Daniel Carcillo #13 and John Moore #17 of the New York Rangers at Canadian Tire Centre on March 18, 2014 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Andre Ringuette/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