Hockey East Second All-Star Team (2002) Hockey East First All-Star Team (2003) Hockey East Player of the Year (2003) (co-winner - Michael Ayers) NCAA East First All-American Team (2003)
Signed as a free agent by Nashville, July 20, 2009. Officially announced his retirement, November 5, 2009.
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