AHL First All-Star Team (1948) John B. Sollenberger Trophy (Leading Scorer AHL) (1948) Les Cunningham Award (MVP AHL) (1948, 1949) AHL Second All-Star Team (1949) IHL Second All-Star Team (1951)
Signed as a free agent by Detroit, September 24, 1935. Traded to St. Louis (AHL) by Detroit for cash, August 17, 1946. Traded to Providence (AHL) by St. Louis (AHL) with Eddie Bush, Roly Rossignol and cash for Bill McComb and Russ Brayshaw, January 9, 1947.
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