Guy Trottier, a star on the Buffalo Bisons’ American Hockey League teams of the late 1960s, recently passed away after a battle with cancer. He was 73.
Trottier was the top offensive star on the 1969-70 Bisons team that won the Calder Cup as AHL champion. He scored 55 goals and 33 assists for 88 points. The right winger had played for the Bisons in 1967-68 and 1968-69 as well.
Trottier went on to play 113 games in the National Hockey League, mostly with Toronto, and 166 games in the World Hockey Association. He finished his career with the Buffalo Norsemen in the North American Hockey League in 1975-76.
According to the Dayton Daily News, Trottier returned to Dayton, Ohio, after his hockey career, where he played and coached minor-league hockey. He spent 20 years working with ABF Freight Systems in Dayton before retiring.