DETROIT - MAY 01: Goalie Chris Osgood #30 of the Detroit Red Wings makes a save during Game One of the Western Conference Semifinal Round of the 2009 Stanley Cup Playoffs against the Anaheim Ducks on May 1, 2009 at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan (Photo by Dave Sandford/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