Goaltender Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers makes a stop on a shot by Andy Hilbert of the New York Islanders on February 18, 2009 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/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