Traded to Minnesota by Chicago for Kim Johnsson and Nick Leddy, February 12, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Edmonton, July 1, 2011. Missed majority of 2011-12 due to ankle injury at Boston, November 11, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Texas (AHL), September 28, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Vancouver, January 13, 2012. Missed majority of 2012-13 a a healthy reserve. Signed as a free agent by Astana (KHL), November 5, 2013.
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