Brother of Johnny Father of Ron AHL Second All-Star Team (1956, 1960)
Traded to Chicago by Detroit with Larry Zeidel and Lou Jankowski for cash, August 12, 1953. Traded to Buffalo (AHL) by Chicago for cash, August 12, 1957.
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