QMJHL Second All-Star Team (1980) Frank J. Selke Trophy (1988, 1989, 1992)
Traded to St. Louis by Montreal for Jim Montgomery, August 19, 1994. Traded to Dallas by St. Louis for Paul Broten, October 2, 1995. Officially announced his retirement, June 29, 2000.
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