OMJHL First All-Star Team (1980)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1981, 1992)
Traded to Washington by Minnesota for the rights to Claudio Scremin, November 1, 1988. Traded to Ottawa by Washington for Ottawa's 5th round choice (Benoit Gratton) in 1995 Entry Draft, January 18, 1995. Traded to NY Islanders by Ottawa with Martin Straka and Bryan Berard for Damian Rhodes and Wade Redden, January 23, 1996. Traded to Toronto by NY Islanders with Kirk Muller to complete transaction that sent Damian Rhodes and Ken Belanger to NY Islanders (January 23, 1996), January 23, 1996.
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