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Bryan Trottier

Born:July 17, 1956Draft:1974 Islanders 22nd Overall
Hometown:Val Marie, SaskatchewanPosition:C
Known For:Islanders All-Time
Points Leader
Shoots/Catches:Left
National Team:Canada and
United States

Bryan John Trottier (born July 17, 1956)[1] is a Canadian-American former professional center 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. He holds the NHL record for points in a single period with six (four goals and two assists) in the second period against the Rangers on December 23, 1978. On August 4, 2014, Trottier was announced as an assistant coach for the Buffalo Sabres. In 2017 Trottier was named one of the “100 Greatest NHL Players” in history.

Bryan Trottier New York Islanders
Bryan Trottier, New York Islanders (Photo by Bruce Bennett Studios via Getty Images Studios/Getty Images)

Bryan Trottier Statistics

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Achievements

  • Islanders All-Time Points Leader (1,353)
  • Islanders All-Time Assists Leader (853)
  • Islanders All-time Games Played Leader (1,123)
  • Islanders Record for Single-Season Assists (87 in 1978-79)
  • Selected to NHL First All-Star Team Twice — 1978, 1979
  • Selected to NHL Second All-Star Team Twice — 1982, 1984
  • Won Calder Memorial Trophy — 1976
  • Won Art Ross Trophy — 1979
  • Won Hart Memorial Trophy — 1979
  • Won Conn Smythe Trophy — 1980
  • Won King Clancy Memorial Trophy — 1989
  • Won Six Stanley Cups as a Player — 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1991, 1992
  • Stanley Cup Winner as an Assistant Coach — 2001
  • Inducted into Hockey Hall of Fame — 1997
  • Inducted into Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame — 1997
  • Inducted into Canada Sports Hall of Fame — 2016

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