Father of Brent WHL Second All-Star Team (1972) Leading Goaltender Award (fewest goals against WHL) (1972) (shared with Peter McDuffe)
Signed as a free agent by Detroit, September 29, 1970. Traded to St. Louis (Denver-WHL) by Detroit for cash, October 1, 1971. Traded to Pittsburgh by St. Louis for Nick Harbaruk, October 4, 1973. Signed as a free agent by Denver (WHA), September, 1975. Signed as a free agent by Cleveland (WHA) after Denver/Ottawa (WHA) franchise folded, January 17, 1976.
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