NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team (2004) AHL Second All-Star Team (2006)
Signed as a free agent by Anaheim, May 12, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Edmonton, August 2, 2007. Traded to Los Angeles by Edmonton for Colten Teubert, Los Angeles' 1st round choice (Oscar Klefborn) in 2011 Entry Draft and Los Angeles' 3rd round choice (Daniil Zharkov) in 2012 Entry Draft, February 28, 2011.
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