Father of Ron QSHL First All-Star Team (1948, 1950) Vimy Trophy (MVP QSHL) (1948, 1950) QMHL First All-Star Team (1951) QMHL Second All-Star Team (1952) QHL First All-Star Team (1953)
Traded to Chicoutimi (QMHL) by Shawinigan (QMHL) for cash, September 25, 1952. Traded to Quebec (QHL) by Chicoutimi (QHL) for cash, September 3, 1954.
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