Father of Ken OHA-Jr. First All-Star Team (1965) NHL First All-Star Team (1971, 1974)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1971, 1973, 1974)
Traded to Boston by Chicago with Phil Esposito and Fred Stanfield for Gilles Marotte, Pit Martin and Jack Norris, May 15, 1967. Traded to NY Rangers by Boston for Rick Middleton, May 26, 1976.
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