AHL First All-Star Team (2011) Eddie Shore Award (AHL Outstanding Defenseman) (2011)
Traded to Vancouver by Buffalo for Alexander Sulzer, February 27, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Carolina, July 11, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Lev Praha (KHL), May 22, 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