CHICAGO, IL - MARCH 19: Michal Handzus #26 of the Chicago Blackhawks and Kevin Shattenkirk #22 of the St. Louis Blues reach for the puck during the NHL game on March 19, 2014 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Bill Smith/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