WHA First All-Star Team (1976, 1978) Playoff MVP Trophy WHA (1976) WHA Second All-Star Team (1977)
Signed as a free agent by Winnipeg (WHA), May 3, 1974. Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, June 5, 1978.
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