WCJHL First All-Star Team (1971)
Signed as a free agent by Philadelphia, July, 1971. Traded to Pittsburgh by Philadelphia with Tom Bladon and Ross Lonsberry for Pittsburgh's 1st round choice (Behn Wilson) in 1978 Amateur Draft, June 14, 1978. Signed as a free agent by Washington, September 4, 1981.
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