ONTARIO, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Goaltender Thomas Greiss #1 of the San Jose Sharks warms up for the game with the Los Angeles Kings on September 17, 2009 at Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)a
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