Al Arbour

New York Islanders / NHL - 93/94

Staff Facts
  • Highlights
    1-time NHL Coach of the Year (Jack Adams Award) 1
    4-time NHL Stanley Cup Champion 4

Arbour returned as coach for the New York Islanders for one game in the 2007-08 season. On the request of Islanders head coach Ted Nolan, Arbour coached the team on November 3, 2007, giving him him a total of 1,500 games coached with the Islanders. On that night, he registered his 740th NHL win as a coach. Arbour, at age 75, also became the oldest man to ever coach in the NHL.

Granddaughter: Jaclyn Arbour

Player profile of Al Arbour also available

Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
1970-71 St. Louis Blues NHL Head Coach Replaced by Scotty Bowman midseason
1971-72 St. Louis Blues NHL Head Coach Replaced Bill McCreary midseason
1972-73 St. Louis Blues NHL Head Coach Replaced by Jean-Guy Talbot midseason
1973-74 New York Islanders NHL Head Coach
1974-75 New York Islanders NHL Head Coach
1975-76 New York Islanders NHL Head Coach
1976-77 New York Islanders NHL Head Coach
1977-78 New York Islanders NHL Head Coach
1978-79 New York Islanders NHL Head Coach
1979-80 New York Islanders NHL Head Coach
1980-81 New York Islanders NHL Head Coach
1981-82 New York Islanders NHL Head Coach
1982-83 New York Islanders NHL Head Coach
1983-84 New York Islanders NHL Head Coach
1984-85 New York Islanders NHL Head Coach
1985-86 New York Islanders NHL Head Coach
1988-89 New York Islanders NHL Head Coach Replaced Terry Simpson midseason
1989-90 New York Islanders NHL Head Coach
1990-91 New York Islanders NHL Head Coach
1991-92 New York Islanders NHL Head Coach
1992-93 New York Islanders NHL Head Coach
1993-94 New York Islanders NHL Head Coach
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1949-50 Detroit Hettche IHL 33 14 8 22 10 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 4
Windsor Spitfires OHA-Jr. 3 0 0 0 0 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0
1950-51 Windsor Spitfires OHA-Jr. 31 5 4 9 27 |
1951-52 Windsor Spitfires OHA-Jr. 55 7 12 19 86 |
1952-53 Windsor Spitfires OHA-Jr. 56 5 7 12 92 |
Washington Lions EAHL 4 0 2 2 0 |
Edmonton Flyers WHL-Sr. 8 0 1 1 2 | Playoffs 15 0 5 5 10
1953-54 Detroit Red Wings NHL 36 0 1 1 18 |
Sherbrooke Saints QHL 19 1 3 4 24 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 2
1954-55 Edmonton Flyers WHL-Sr. 41 3 9 12 39 |
Québec Aces QHL 20 4 5 9 55 | Playoffs 4 0 0 0 2
1955-56 Detroit Red Wings NHL 0 0 0 0 0 | Playoffs 4 0 1 1 0
Edmonton Flyers WHL-Sr. 70 5 14 19 109 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 4
1956-57 Detroit Red Wings NHL 44 1 6 7 38 | Playoffs 5 0 0 0 6
Edmonton Flyers WHL-Sr. 24 2 3 5 24 |
1957-58 Detroit Red Wings NHL 69 1 6 7 104 | Playoffs 4 0 1 1 4
1958-59 Chicago Black Hawks NHL 70 2 10 12 86 | Playoffs 6 1 2 3 26
1959-60 Chicago Black Hawks NHL 57 1 5 6 66 | Playoffs 4 0 0 0 4
1960-61 Chicago Black Hawks NHL 53 3 2 5 40 | Playoffs 7 0 0 0 2
1961-62 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 52 1 5 6 68 | Playoffs 8 0 0 0 6
1962-63 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 4 1 0 1 4 |
Rochester Americans AHL 63 6 21 27 97 | Playoffs 2 0 2 2 2
1963-64 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 6 0 1 1 0 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0
Rochester Americans AHL 60 3 19 22 62 | Playoffs 2 1 0 1 0
1964-65 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 0 0 0 0 0 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 2
Rochester Americans AHL 71 1 16 17 88 | Playoffs 10 0 1 1 16
1965-66 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 4 0 1 1 2 |
Rochester Americans AHL 59 2 11 13 86 | Playoffs 12 0 2 2 8
1966-67 Rochester Americans AHL 71 3 19 22 48 | Playoffs 13 0 1 1 16
1967-68 St. Louis Blues “C” NHL 74 1 10 11 50 -6 | Playoffs 14 0 3 3 10
1968-69 St. Louis Blues “C” NHL 67 1 6 7 50 20 | Playoffs 12 0 0 0 10
1969-70 St. Louis Blues “C” NHL 68 0 3 3 85 7 | Playoffs 14 0 1 1 16
1970-71 St. Louis Blues “C” NHL 22 0 2 2 6 6 | Playoffs 6 0 0 0 6
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