WCHA All-Rookie Team (2000) ECHL All-Rookie Team (2004)
Signed as a free agent by Chicago (AHL), August 31, 2006. Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, July 17, 2008. Traded to Colorado by NY Rangers for Nigel Wiliams, July 16, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Washington, July 7, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Rockford (AHL), August 31, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Chekhov (KHL), July 18, 2012.
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