Traded to Los Angeles by California for cash, March 12, 1974. Traded to Toronto by Los Angeles for cash, September, 1975. Signed as a free agent by Boston, October 30, 1976. Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh, October 11, 1977.
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