Named as one of the 100 Greatest NHL Players of all time, Bryan Trottier played a remarkable 18 seasons in the NHL with New York Islanders who drafted him in 1974 and then with the Pittsburgh Penguins. In addition to garnering numerous awards, including the coveted MVP Hart and Conn Smythe trophies, Trottier won an astonishing seven Stanley Cups, including four with the Islanders, two with the Penguins and one as an assistant coach for the Colorado Avalanche. Trottier is ranked 17th all-time in NHL regular season points with 524 goals and 901 assists and was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1997.
Today, 25 years after retiring from his legendary career on the ice, Trottier travels extensively motivating and inspiring youth, especially in aboriginal communities, on education, sports and culture, and supports numerous fundraisers and charitable endeavors. He is the proud father of four and grandfather of eight. He currently resides near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.