David Booth of the Florida Panthers controls the puck against Joe Corvo of the Carolina Hurricanes during the game at RBC Center December 18, 2008 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/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