Al Arbour died Friday at the age of 82, after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease and dementia.
Arbour was a winner who never felt the need to puff out his chest and let the world know he was a winner.
Al Arbour, who coached the Islanders to four consecutive Stanley Cup championships and ranks as the NHL’s second-most winningest coach, has died, team officials announced Friday.
In light of Jason Pierre-Paul’s freak fireworks injury, we’ve given a lot of thought to some of the strangest off-field injuries suffered by New York sports figures.
Bryan Trottier, the Islanders all-time leader in points, assists and games played, revealed the news during an interview with WGR radio’s “Sabres Hockey Hotline” on Tuesday.
Evgeni Nabokov picked up his 300th career NHL win as the Islanders defeated the Sabres, 4-2.
Mike Bossy’s career was the stuff of make-believe, because when you are done assessing his statistics, trophies and all other accolades in between, one very important factor is sometimes lost in the shuffle. He was forced to leave the game he dominated at the age of 30.