WCJHL First All-Star Team (1974)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1980)
Missed majority of 1981-82 due to back injury vs. Philadelphia, November 18, 1981. Missed majority of 1982-83 due to back injury in training camp, September, 1982.
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