WHL First All-Star Team (1980)
Rights traded to Colorado by Minnesota with Kevin Maxwell for cash, December 31, 1981. Signed as a free agent by Minnesota, September 20, 1982. Traded to Quebec by Minnesota for Jay Miller, June 29, 1983. Missed majority of 1984-85 season recovering from knee injury suffered in training camp, October, 1984. Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, December 13, 1985.
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