NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team (1997) NCAA Championship Tournament MVP (1997)
Signed as a free agent by Nashville, July 14, 1998. Traded to Philadelphia by Nashville for Paul Healey, September 27, 1999. Signed as a free agent by Chicago, September 5, 2001. Signed as a free agent by Iserlohn (Germany), July 23, 2003.
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