UNIONDALE, NY - OCTOBER 12: Justin Williams #14 of the Los Angeles Kings adjusts his skates prior to his game against the New York Islanders at the Nassau Coliseum on October 12, 2009 in Uniondale, New York. (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