IHL First All-Star Team (1990, 1991) James Gatschene Memorial Trophy (MVP IHL) (1991)
Signed as a free agent by St. Louis, July 6, 1990. Claimed by San Jose from St. Louis in Expansion Draft, May 30, 1991.
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