Al Arbour

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Al Arbour
Hockey Hall of Fame, 1996
Al Arbour 1977.jpg
Al Arbour in 1977
Born (1932-11-01)November 1, 1932
Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
Died August 28, 2015(2015-08-28) (aged 82)
Sarasota, FL, US
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 180 lb (82 kg; 12 st 12 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for Detroit Red Wings
Chicago Black Hawks
Toronto Maple Leafs
St. Louis Blues
Playing career 1949–1971

Alger Joseph "Radar" Arbour (November 1, 1932 – August 28, 2015) was a Canadian National Hockey League player, coach, and executive. He played for the Detroit Red Wings, Chicago Black Hawks, and the Toronto Maple Leafs. He was known for being the coach of the New York Islanders.

Arbour died on August 28, 2015 in Sarasota, Florida after being treated for Parkinson's disease and dementia, aged 82.[1][2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Halford, Mike (August 28, 2014). "Hall of Famer Al Arbour passes away". NBC Sports. Retrieved August 28, 2015.
  2. "Al Arbour, Coach of Islanders' 1980s Dynasty, Dies at 82". New York Times. Retrieved August 28, 2015.