Greatest Players Drafted – 22nd Overall


Bryan Trottier

Drafted: 22nd overall (2nd round), 1974, New York Islanders
Amateur Team: Lethbridge/Swift Current Broncos
Born: July 17th, 1956 in Val Marie, Saskatchewan
Position: Centre
Teams: NYI, PIT
Number: 19
Shoots: Left

Career Statistics

Regular Season                    Playoffs

GP: 1279                                GP: 221
Goals: 524                             Goals: 71 
Assists: 901                          Assists: 112       
Points: 1425                          Points: 183    
Goals/Game: 0.410               Goals/Game: 0.321 
Assists/Game: 0.704             Assists/Game: 0.507 
Points/Game: 1.114               Points/Game: 0.828                    


1997 Hockey Hall of Fame inductee
6x Stanley Cup Champion
1x Conn Smythe Trophy winner
2x NHL First All-Star Team
2x NHL Second All-Star Team
1x Hart Memorial Trophy winner
1x Art Ross Trophy winner
1975-76 Calder Memorial Trophy winner
1x King Clancy Memorial Trophy winner
9x NHL All-Star

Trottier has zero competition at this spot. 6 Stanley Cups, Hockey Hall of Fame, 500+ goals,  1400+ points, and excellent defensive skills. He was arguably the best player for the Islanders during their dynasty. Easy pick.