NHL Second All-Star Team (1938) NHL First All-Star Team (1940) Vezina Trophy (1940)
Signed as a free agent by Mtl. Maroons, September 2, 1930. Loaned to NY Americans by Mtl. Maroons to replace injured Roy Worters, March 8, 1932. (Montreal 6, NY Americans 1). Traded to NY Rangers by Mtl. Maroons for cash, December 14, 1934.
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