ANAHEIM, CA - MARCH 18: Patrick Maroon #62 of the Anaheim Ducks takes the shot as Mike Green #52 of the Washington Capitals defends during the first period at the Honda Center on March 18, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/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