Signed as a free agent by CSKA Moscow (Russia), July 14, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Dynamo Moscow (Russia), February 17, 2005. Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, July 27, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Omsk (KHL), May 12, 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