Brother of Paul BCJHL First Team All-Star (1995) BCJHL Most Sportsmanlike Player (1995) Hockey East First All-Star Team (1999) NCAA East First All-American Team (1999)
Signed as a free agent by Vancouver, April 21, 1999. Traded to New Jersey by Vancouver for Mikko Jokela, January 24, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Ilves (Finland), August 9, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Espoo (Finland), September, 2005. Signed as a free agent by Frolunda (Sweden), July 3, 2006.
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