Father of Eric George Parsons Trophy (Memorial Cup Most Sportsmanlike Player) (1974) Ken McKenzie Trophy (Rookie of the Year CHL) (1975) AHL Second All-Star Team (1976)
Transferred to Calgary after Atlanta franchise relocated, June 24, 1980. Traded to St. Louis by Calgary for future considerations, September 6, 1983.
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