Signed as a free agent by Tampa Bay, July 13, 1992. Traded to Ottawa by Tampa Bay with Tampa Bay's 2nd round choice (later traded to Philadelphia later traded back to Tampa Bay later traded to Dallas Dallas selected Tobias Stephan) in 2002 Entry Draft for Andreas Johansson, June 29, 1999. Signed as a free agent by Boston, July 6, 2001. Signed as a free agent by Basel (Swiss-2), August 23, 2004.
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