Can-Am Second All-Star Team (1936)
Signed as a free agent by Toronto, October 13, 1926. Traded to Ottawa by Toronto with cash for Frank Nighbor, January 31, 1930. Claimed by Detroit from Ottawa for 1931-32 season in Dispersal Draft, September 26, 1931. Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers after securing release from Ottawa (January 30, 1934), February 3, 1934.
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