Played in NHL All-Star Game (1977)
Traded to Minnesota by Los Angeles for Minnesota's 2nd round choice (Steve Clippingdale) in 1976 Amateur Draft, August 15, 1975. Traded to Winnipeg by Minnesota for Craig Levie and Tom Ward, August 3, 1983. Traded to Philadelphia by Winnipeg for future considerations, October 16, 1984.
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