AH All-Rookie Team (2004) AH First All-Star Team (2006)
Signed as a free agent by Washington, March 31, 2006. Missed majority of 2006-07 due to wrist injury vs. Philadelphia (AHL), January 24, 2007. Signed as a free agent by Chicago (AHL), August 18, 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