Rights retained by Montreal after NHA folded, November 26, 1917. Traded to Hamilton by Montreal for cash, October 1, 1922. Traded to Toronto by Hamilton with Amos Arbour and George Carey for Ken Randall, the NHL rights to Corb Denneny and cash, December 14, 1923. Signed as a free agent by Toronto (Can-Pro) after clearing NHL Waivers, October 20, 1927.
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