- Recalled on an emergency basis on Dec. 23 and returned after one game
- Recalled on emergency basis on Dec. 27 and made his season debut at Buffalo
- Returned to Bridgeport on Dec. 28
- Recalled under emergency conditions on Mar. 17 and returned on Mar. 19
- Recalled under emergency conditions on Apr. 11 and returned Apr. 12
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