OMJHL Second All-Star Team (1974) CHL Second All-Star Team (1982) AHL First All-Star Team (1988) Fred T. Hunt Memorial Award (Sportsmanship AHL) (1988) John B. Sollenberger Trophy (Leading Scorer AHL) (1988)
Selected by Minnesota (WHA) in 1974 WHA Amateur Draft, June, 1974. Claimed by Toronto as a fill-in during Expansion Draft, June 13, 1979. Signed as a free agent by Baltimore (AHL), March 5, 1985. Signed as a free agent by Chicago, October 10, 1985.
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