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Al Arbour 740!

Sun Nov 04, 2007 2:47 am

Congrats to Al Arbour for coaching his 1500th game for the Islanders and winning his 740th.

Arbour-led Islanders edge Penguins
Al Arbour

Al Arbour

Associated Press

11/3/2007 10:03:06 PM

UNIONDALE, N.Y. - Al Arbour went out a winner this time.

Nothing could've been more fitting for Long Island's greatest champion.

In his return to the bench for one night only, the Arbour-led New York Islanders rallied from a two-goal deficit and beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-2 Saturday night.

Arbour was behind the bench for the Islanders' four Stanley Cup championships in the 1980s and was invited back to coach the team for the 1,500th time. He earned win No. 740 behind two goals by Miroslav Satan, with the winner coming with only 2:41 left when Satan put in a rebound of Marc-Andre Bergeron's shot.


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