AHL Second All-Star Team (1942, 1944, 1946) AHL First All-Star Team (1945)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1939)
Traded to Montreal by Chicago for Joffre Desilets, August 26, 1938. Traded to Washington (AHL) by Montreal for cash, October 9, 1941. Traded to Cleveland (AHL) by Washington (AHL) for Herb Foster and future considerations, February 2, 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