Dudley "Red" Garrett Memorial Award (Rookie of the Year AHL) (1952) WHL First All-Star Team (1953) Lady Byng Trophy (1956)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1954, 1955)
Traded to Chicago by Detroit with Billy Dea, Bill Dineen and Lorne Ferguson for Hec Lalande, Nick Mickoski, Bob Bailey and Jack McIntyre, December 17, 1957. Claimed by Boston from Chicago in Intra-League Draft, June 3, 1958.
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