Hockey East Second All-Star Team (1989) NCAA East Second All-American Team (1989)
Traded to Tampa Bay by Boston for Stephane Richer, October 28, 1992. Traded to Edmonton by Tampa Bay for Chris Joseph, November 11, 1993. Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, August 29, 1994. Signed as a free agent by Boston, August 5, 1996. Spent 1997-98 season working as the colour analyst on Providence Bruins (AHL) television broadcasts. Signed as a free agent by Providence (AHL), March 12, 1999.
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