Zach Trotman

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Zach Trotman
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Trotman at Boston Bruins development camp in September 2011
Born (1990-08-26) August 26, 1990 (age 24)
Carmel, IN, USA
Height 6 ft 4 in (193 cm)
Weight 202 lb (92 kg; 14 st 6 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Right
NHL team Boston Bruins
NHL Draft 210th overall, 2010
Boston Bruins
Playing career 2012–present

Zachary Ross Trotman (born August 26, 1990) is an American professional ice hockey defenceman. He is currently playing with the Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League (NHL). Trotman was selected by the Boston Bruins in the 7th round (210th overall), the final pick of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft. Trotman was born in Carmel, Indiana, but grew up in Novi, Michigan.

Playing career[edit]

Amateur[edit]

Trotman played three seasons (2009-2012) of NCAA Division I college hockey with the Lake Superior State Lakers men's ice hockey team.

Professional[edit]

Forgoing his final year of NCAA eligibility, on March 24, 2012, Trotman signed a three-year entry level contract with the Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League.[1]

On December 28, 2013, with a season ending injury to defenseman Dennis Seidenberg, Trotman was called up to the Boston Bruins from the Providence Bruins and made his NHL debut against the Ottawa Senators.[2][3] Trotman scored his first NHL career goal on April 2, 2015, as the winning goal in a 3-2 regulation time Boston road win over the Detroit Red Wings.[4]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2008–09 Wichita Falls Wildcats NAHL 47 2 4 6 79 5 0 1 1 8
2009–10 Lake Superior State WCHA 36 2 6 8 18
2010–11 Lake Superior State WCHA 38 6 14 20 12
2011–12 Lake Superior State WCHA 40 11 10 21 12
2011–12 Providence Bruins AHL 9 1 2 3 2
2012–13 Providence Bruins AHL 48 2 14 16 19 4 0 0 0 0
2013–14 Providence Bruins AHL 53 8 16 24 21 8 0 4 4 14
2013–14 Boston Bruins NHL 2 0 0 0 0
NHL totals 2 0 0 0 0

Boston Bruins ! 3 ! 1 ! 0! 1 ! 2 !

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bruins ink Lake Superior star defenseman Trotman". New England Hockey Journal. 2012-03-24. Retrieved 2012-03-25. 
  2. ^ "Boston Bruins' Dennis Seidenberg tear ACL, done for year". ESPN. 2013-12-28. Retrieved 2013-12-29. 
  3. ^ "From Final Draft Pick to NHL Debut, Zach Trotman Shows It's About Putting in the Work". 2014-06-29. Retrieved 2014-12-29. 
  4. ^ Harris, Paul (April 3, 2015). "Bruins score three goals in third, rally past Red Wings". nhl.com. National Hockey League. Retrieved April 3, 2015. 

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