WCHA First All-Star Team (1957, 1958) NCAA West First All-American Team (1957, 1958) NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team (1957) Calder Memorial Trophy (1960)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1960, 1961)
Traded to Chicago by Montreal for cash, April, 1959. Claimed by St. Louis from Chicago in Expansion Draft, June 6, 1967. Claimed by Chicago (Providence-AHL) from St. Louis in Reverse Draft, June 13, 1968. Selected by Calgary-Cleveland (WHA) in WHA General Player Draft, February 12, 1972.
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