NEWARK, NJ - APRIL 02: Zach Parise #9 of the New Jersey Devils takes a shot in front of his fans holding a sign during warmups before an NHL hockey game against the Montreal Canadians at the Prudential Center on April 2, 2011 in Newark, New Jersey. This is Parise's first game back since being out most of the season with knee surgery.(Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)
The groove of being behind a bench is going to be interesting at first, but thank God we have a few exhibition games to get rid of those cobwebs. Overall the excitement of it all and the freshness and coming back refreshed, all those things are going to be assets. If [the players] come ready to give their best effort in practice and games, good things are going to happen. I'm always looking for results. It's not always on the scoreboard. It's winning and building something.
— Bryan Trottier on making his return to coaching as an assistant with the Sabres