"You want to talk to them."


Through it all, Arbour never thought the story was about him. He would answer the questions when the game was over, and then if you tried to get more out of him, he would smile and point to the locker room and always say the same thing. "You don't want to talk to me," Al Arbour would say. "You want to talk to them."

Mike Lupica of the Daily News on Al Arbour and the dynastic Islanders teams he lead.