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BRIAN ROLSTON  USA

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BIRTHYEAR 1973-02-21 BIRTHPLACEFlint, MI, USA
AGE 43 NATION USA
POSITION LW SHOOTS L
HEIGHT 188 cm / 6'2" WEIGHT 97 kg / 214 lbs
STATUS Retired
NHL DRAFT 1991 round 1 #11 overall by New Jersey Devils
HIGHLIGHTS
1-time World Cup Gold Medal 1
1-time Olympic Silver Medal 1
1-time U20 WJC Bronze Medal 1
1-time World Championship Bronze Medal 1
2-time NCAA (CCHA) Champion 2
1-time NCAA (Championship) Winner 1
1-time NHL Stanley Cup Champion 1

Brother: Ron Rolston

Team Staff profile of Brian Rolston also available

CAREER STATISTICS Use/Embed statistics RSS feed
 SEASON TEAM LEAGUE GP G A TP PIM +/-      POST GP G A TP PIM +/- 
 1989-90 Plymouth Whalers NAHL 40 36 377357 |            
 1990-91 Detroit Compuware Ambassadors NAHL 36 49 469514 |            
  USA U20 WJC-20 7 1 560 |            
 1991-92 Lake Superior State Univ. NCAA 41 18 284616 |            
  USA U20 WJC-20 7 3 362 |            
 1992-93 Lake Superior State Univ. NCAA 41 35 367120 |            
  USA U20 WJC-20 7 6 282 5 |            
 1993-94 Albany River Rats AHL 17 5 5108 -3 | Playoffs 5 1 230 -2 
  Team USA International 41 20 284836 |            
  USA OG 8 7 078 |            
 1994-95 New Jersey Devils NHL 40 7 111817 5 | Playoffs 6 2 134
  Albany River Rats AHL 18 9 112010 -3 |            
 1995-96 New Jersey Devils NHL 58 13 11248 9 |            
  USA WCup 1 0 000 |            
  USA WC 8 3 474 |            
 1996-97 New Jersey Devils NHL 81 18 274520 6 | Playoffs 10 4 156
 1997-98 New Jersey Devils NHL 76 16 143016 7 | Playoffs 6 1 012
 1998-99 New Jersey Devils NHL 82 24 335714 11 | Playoffs 7 1 012 -1 
 1999-00 New Jersey Devils NHL 11 3 140 -2 |            
  Colorado Avalanche NHL 50 8 101812 -6 |            
  Boston Bruins NHL 16 5 496 -4 |            
 2000-01 Boston Bruins NHL 77 19 395828 6 |            
 2001-02 Boston Bruins NHL 82 31 316230 11 | Playoffs 6 4 150 -1 
  USA OG 6 0 330 3 |            
 2002-03 Boston Bruins NHL 81 27 325932 1 | Playoffs 5 0 220 -1 
 2003-04 Boston Bruins NHL 82 19 294840 9 | Playoffs 7 1 018 -5 
  USA WCup 2 0 000 |            
 2004-05 Did not play  |            
 2005-06 Minnesota Wild  NHL 82 34 457950 14 |            
  USA OG 6 3 144 -1 |            
 2006-07 Minnesota Wild  NHL 78 31 336446 6 | Playoffs 5 1 124 -2 
 2007-08 Minnesota Wild  NHL 81 31 285953 -1 | Playoffs 6 2 468
 2008-09 New Jersey Devils NHL 64 15 173230 2 | Playoffs 7 1 124
 2009-10 New Jersey Devils NHL 80 20 173722 2 | Playoffs 5 2 130 -1 
 2010-11 New Jersey Devils NHL 65 14 203434 -6 |            
 2011-12 New York Islanders  NHL 49 4 596 -12 |            
  Boston Bruins NHL 21 3 12158 7 | Playoffs 7 1 230 -2 
 
 TOURNAMENT STATISTICS
 1993-94 Team USA Telehockeycup 5 6 1710 -4 |            
  Team USA Izvestia Trophy 5 3 252 -1 |            


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CAREER TOTALS
  GP G A TP PPG PIM  +/-    GP G A TP PPG PIM  +/- 
  Regular Season   Postseason
  AHL: 35 14 16 30 0.86 18  -6  | 5 1 2 3 0.60 -2 
  International: 41 20 28 48 1.17 36  |    
  Izvestia Trophy: 5 3 2 5 1.00 -1  |    
  NAHL: 76 85 83 168 2.21 71  |    
  NCAA: 82 53 64 117 1.43 36  |    
  NHL: 1256 342 419 761 0.61 472  65  | 77 20 14 34 0.44 38 
  OG: 20 10 4 14 0.70 12  |    
  Telehockeycup: 5 6 1 7 1.40 10  -4  |    
  WC: 8 3 4 7 0.88 |    
  WCup: 3 0 0 0 0.00 |    
  WJC-20: 21 10 10 20 0.95 |    



CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
SEASON AWARDS BY SEASON
1991-1992 NCAA (CCHA) Champion
  NCAA (Championship) All-Tournament Team
  NCAA (Championship) Winner
  U20 WJC Bronze Medal
1992-1993 NCAA (CCHA) Champion
  NCAA (CCHA) First All-Star Team
  NCAA (Championship) All-Tournament Team
  NCAA (West) Second All-American Team
  NCAA Top Collegiate Player (Hobey Baker Award) Finalist
1994-1995 NHL Stanley Cup Champion
1995-1996 World Championship Bronze Medal
  World Cup Gold Medal
2001-2002 Olympic Silver Medal
2006-2007 NHL All-Star Game
 AWARDS BY LEAGUE
- NCAA (CCHA) Champion 91/92, 92/93
- NCAA (CCHA) First All-Star Team 92/93
- NCAA (Championship) All-Tournament Team 91/92, 92/93
- NCAA (Championship) Winner 91/92
- NCAA (West) Second All-American Team 92/93
- NCAA Top Collegiate Player (Hobey Baker Award) Finalist 92/93
- NHL All-Star Game 06/07
- NHL Stanley Cup Champion 94/95
- Olympic Silver Medal 01/02
- U20 WJC Bronze Medal 91/92
- World Championship Bronze Medal 95/96
- World Cup Gold Medal 95/96



TRANSACTIONS
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE  
2013-04-30 Confirmed No team Retired
2012-02-27 Confirmed New York Islanders Boston Bruins Traded 
2011-07-28 Confirmed New Jersey Devils New York Islanders Traded 


PLAYER BIOGRAPHY AND TRIVIA
 
 
 
Cult/Star player for Minnesota Wild
 
Career transactions
- 2008-07-01 • Signed to a four-year contract by the New Jersey Devils
- 2008-06-29 • Traded to the Tampa Bay Lightning for a conditional 2009 draft pick (later traded to Edmonton: Kyle Bigos)
- 2004-07-08 • Signed to a four-year contract by the Minnesota Wild
- 2003-08-12 • Re-signed to a one-year contract by the Boston Bruins
- 2000-03-06 • Traded to the Boston Bruins with Martin Grenier & the rights to Samuel Påhlsson for Ray Bourque, Dave Andreychuk & a 2000 1st round pick (Martin Samuelsson)
- 1999-11-03 • Traded to the Colorado Avalanche with a 2000 first round pick (later traded to Boston; Martin Samuelsson) for Claude Lemieux, a 2000 1st round pick (David Hale) & a 2000 2nd round pick (Matt DeMarchi)

Other memorable dates
- 2010-03-27 • Scored his 700th career NHL point (goal at Montreal)