VANCOUVER, BC - APRIL 10: Alexandre Burrows #14 of the Vancouver Canucks and Jean-Sebastien Giguere #35 of the Colorado Avalanche chat before their NHL game at Rogers Arena April 10, 2014 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/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