Lady Byng Trophy (1936)
Signed as a free agent by St. Paul (AHA), November 2, 1927. Traded to Chicago by St. Paul (AHA) for cash, October 28, 1930. Traded to Toronto by Chicago for Bill Thoms, December 8, 1938. Traded to NY Americans by Toronto with Buzz Boll, Busher Jackson, Murray Armstrong and Jimmy Fowler for Sweeney Schriner, May 18, 1939. Traded to Omaha (AHA) by NY Americans for cash, February 7, 1940.
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