MJHL First All-Star Team (1973) CHL Second All-Star Team (1977) AHL Second All-Star Team (1978) NHL First All-Star Team (1980, 1981) Bill Masterton Trophy (1986)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1981, 1984)
Transferred to Cleveland after California franchise relocated, August 26, 1976. Signed as a free agent by Los Angeles, August 8, 1977. Traded to Boston by Los Angeles for Boston's 1st round choice (Dan Gratton) in 1985 Entry Draft, October 24, 1984. Claimed by Pittsburgh from Boston in Waiver Draft, October 5, 1987.
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