NHL Second All-Star Team (1942)
Traded to Detroit by Buffalo (IHL) for Gamey Lederman and Lloyd Gross, January 9, 1935. Traded to Toronto by Detroit for Bill Thomson and $10,000, December 19, 1938. Traded to NY Rangers by Toronto for cash, November, 1943.
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