On This Date 3/10/1992
Longtime New York Islanders coach Al Arbour becomes the second coach in NHL history to win 700 games. Arbour’s Islanders defeat the Philadelphia Flyers 5-2 at the Nassau Coliseum for the milestone win. At the time of his retirement in 1994, Al Arbour ranked second behind Scotty Bowman, with 781 wins. Arbour would come out of retirement for one game in 2007, earning one final victory to finish at 782.