MONTREAL - APRIL 22: Marc Savard #91 and Steve Montador #23 of the Boston Bruins wait in the players' tunnel for warmups prior to Game Four of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinal Round of the 2009 Stanley Cup Playoffs against the Montreal Canadiens at the Bell Centre on April 22, 2009 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Andre Ringuette/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