SAN JOSE, CA - APRIL 20: Fans of the San Jose Sharks wear their Easter Sharks gear to a game against the Los Angeles Kings in Game Two of the First Round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at SAP Center on April 20, 2014 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Don 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