WCHA First All-Star Team (1990)
Traded to Tampa Bay by New Jersey with Alexander Semak for Shawn Chambers and Danton Cole, March 14, 1995. Traded to Detroit by Tampa Bay with Marc Bergevin for Shawn Burr and Detroit's 3rd round choice (later traded to Boston Boston selected Jason Doyle) in 1996 Entry Draft, August 17, 1995.
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