BOSTON, MA - MARCH 27: Johnny Boychuk #55 of the Boston Bruins wears a Boston Fire Department hat, in honor of the tragic fire that killed two firefighters on March 26th, 2014, during warm ups before the game against the Chicago Blackhawks at the TD Garden on March 27, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Steve Babineau/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