Bryan Trottier

Canadian ice hockey player

Bryan John Trottier (born July 17, 1956)[1] is a Canadian-American retired professional ice hockey centre who played 18 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the New York Islanders and Pittsburgh Penguins. He won four Stanley Cups with the Islanders, two with the Penguins and one as an assistant coach with the Colorado Avalanche.

Bryan Trottier
Hockey Hall of Fame, 1997
Trottier playing with the All-Star Legends in 2008
Born (1956-07-17) July 17, 1956 (age 67)
Val Marie, SK, CAN
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 195 lb (88 kg; 13 st 13 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Right
Played for New York Islanders
Pittsburgh Penguins
National team  Canada and
 United States
NHL Draft 22nd overall, 1974
New York Islanders
WHA Draft 18th overall, 1974
Cincinnati Stingers
Playing career 1975–1994

On August 4, 2014, Trottier was hired to be an assistant coach of the Buffalo Sabres.[2]


  1. "Legends of Hockey – The Legends – Honoured Player – Trottier, Bryan". Hockey Hall of Fame and Museum. The Learning Edge Corporation. 2001–2007. Retrieved 2007-11-15.
  2. "Sabres Add Four to Nolan's Coaching Staff". Buffalo Sabres. Retrieved 2014-12-11.

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