ANAHEIM, CA - SEPTEMBER 16: Troy Bodie #50 of the Anaheim Ducks looks to pass as he is defended by Shaun Heshka #21 of the Phoenix Coyotes during the first period at Honda Center on September 16, 2009 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Harry How/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