AHL First All-Star Team (1995)
Claimed by Atlanta from New Jersey in Expansion Draft, June 25, 1999. Traded to Dallas by Atlanta for Dallas' 9th round choice (Mark McRae) in 2000 Entry Draft, December 15, 1999. Traded to Chicago by Dallas with Derek Plante and Dallas' 2nd round choice (Matt Keith) in 2001 Entry Draft for Sylvain Cote and Dave Manson, February 8, 2000.
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