OMJHL First All-Star Team (1974, 1975) AHL Second All-Star Team (1976) NHL Second All-Star Team (1978, 1980) Shared Vezina Trophy with Bob Sauve (1980)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1980, 1982)
Traded to Calgary by Buffalo with Richie Dunn, Buffalo's 2nd round choice (Richard Kromm) in 1982 Entry Draft and Buffalo's 1st round choice (Dan Quinn) in 1983 Entry Draft for Calgary's 1st (Paul Cyr) and 2nd (Jens Johansson) round choices in 1982 Entry Draft and Calgary's 1st (Normand Lacombe) and 2nd (John Tucker) round choices in 1983 Entry Draft, June 9, 1982. Traded to Toronto by Calgary for Toronto's 4th round choice (Tim Harris) in 1987 Entry Draft, May 29, 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