Swedish World All-Star Team (1984, 1985, 1987, 1988, 1989) Golden Puck Award as Swedish Player of the Year (1985) Golden Helmet Award (Player's Choice MVP) in Swedish Elite League (1988, 1989) WEC-A All-Star Team (1989)
Signed as a free agent by Vancouver, May 18, 1981. Traded to Quebec by Vancouver for John Garrett, February 4, 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