OHA-Jr. - MVP (1964) NHL Second All-Star Team (1969, 1971, 1972, 1973) Conn Smythe Trophy (1973)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1967, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1978)
Missed remainder of 1978-79 due to eventual career-ending back surgery, December, 1978.
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