RALEIGH, NC - MARCH 21: Jeff Skinner #53 of the Carolina Hurricanes sees his shot go wide of Martin Bodeur #30 of the New Jersey Devils while being defended by Adam Henrique #14 during their NHL game at PNC Arena on March 21, 2013 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Gregg Forwerck/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