CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 09: Brendan Gallagher #11 of the Montreal Canadiens hits the ice trying to control the puck under pressure from Duncan Keith #2 of the Chicago Blackhawks at the United Center on April 9, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/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