2012-13: Played his first full pro season with Boston's AHL affiliate in Providence ... Tied for third among team defensemen with 16 points.
2011-12: Joined the AHL Providence Bruins on Mar. 23 at the conclusion of his college season and had 1-2=3 totals in nine games ... Played his first professional game that night and scored his first pro point with the game-winning goal vs. Manchester.
COLLEGE: Played three seasons of college hockey at Lake Superior State University with 19-30=49 totals and 42 penalty minutes in 114 career junior games ... Signed a contract with the Bruins on Mar. 25, foregoing his senior season of eligibility ... Led team defensemen in scoring in 2011-12 with college season-highs of 11 goals and 21 points.
TRANSACTIONS: Boston's eighth pick, 210th overall, in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.
ETC: Full name, Zachary Ross Trotman ... Nickname, Trots ... Single ... Twitter, @ztrotman4.
CONTRACT STATUS: Is in year two of a two-year entry level contract.