DETROIT, MI - MAY 06: Tomas Holmstrom #96 of the Detroit Red Wings battles for the puck with Doug Murray #3 of the San Jose Sharks in Game Four of the Western Conference Semifinals in the 2011 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Joe Louis Arena on May 6, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/NHLI via 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