On active roster for entire 1965-66 season but did not play. Signed as a free agent by Philadelphia, September, 1968. Traded to Pittsburgh by Philadelphia with Ed Van Impe for Gary Inness and future considerations, March 9, 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