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Last added: Kevin Peterson
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Cole Caufield 28 25 21 46
2. Odeen Tufto 27 6 38 44
3. Linus Weissbach 28 11 27 38
4. Dylan Holloway 20 11 23 34
5. Brandon Kruse 28 11 22 33
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
D
Age
47
Height
5'10" / 178 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
192 lbs / 87 kg
Nation
Shoots
R
Youth Team
-
Status
Retired
Highlights
2-time Olympic Silver Medal 2
1-time U20 WJC Bronze Medal 1
3-time NHL Stanley Cup Champion 3
1-time SM-liiga Champion 1

Son: Matthew Rafalski

Team Staff profile of Brian Rafalski also available
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1989-90 Melvindale Blades NAHL - - - - - |
1990-91 Madison Capitols USHL 47 12 11 23 28 |
1991-92 Univ. of Wisconsin NCAA 38 3 16 19 40 |
USA U20 WJC-20 7 0 1 1 2 |
1992-93 Univ. of Wisconsin NCAA 32 0 13 13 10 |
USA U20 WJC-20 7 0 2 2 2 -2 |
1993-94 Univ. of Wisconsin NCAA 37 6 17 23 26 |
1994-95 Univ. of Wisconsin NCAA 43 11 34 45 48 |
USA WC 5 0 0 0 2 -1 |
1995-96 Brynäs IF Elitserien 22 1 8 9 14 |
Brynäs IF Allsvenskan 18 3 6 9 12 | Kvalserien SHL 9 0 1 1 2
1996-97 HPK SM-liiga 49 11 24 35 26 24 | Playoffs 10 6 5 11 4 6
1997-98 HIFK SM-liiga 40 13 10 23 20 26 | Playoffs 9 5 6 11 0 8
1998-99 HIFK SM-liiga 53 19 34 53 18 38 | Playoffs 11 5 9 14 4 7
1999-00 New Jersey Devils NHL 75 5 27 32 28 21 | Playoffs 23 2 6 8 8 5
2000-01 New Jersey Devils NHL 78 9 43 52 26 36 | Playoffs 25 7 11 18 7 10
2001-02 New Jersey Devils NHL 76 7 40 47 18 15 | Playoffs 6 3 2 5 4 -2
USA OG 6 1 2 3 2 4 |
2002-03 New Jersey Devils NHL 79 3 37 40 14 18 | Playoffs 23 2 9 11 8 7
2003-04 New Jersey Devils NHL 69 6 30 36 24 6 | Playoffs 5 0 1 1 0 0
2004-05 Did not play |
USA WCup 4 0 3 3 6 |
2005-06 New Jersey Devils “A” NHL 82 6 43 49 36 0 | Playoffs 9 1 8 9 2 3
USA OG 5 0 2 2 0 -3 |
2006-07 New Jersey Devils NHL 82 8 47 55 34 4 | Playoffs 11 2 6 8 8 -1
2007-08 Detroit Red Wings NHL 73 13 42 55 34 27 | Playoffs 22 4 10 14 12 6
2008-09 Detroit Red Wings NHL 78 10 49 59 20 17 | Playoffs 18 3 9 12 11 11
2009-10 Detroit Red Wings NHL 78 8 34 42 26 23 | Playoffs 12 3 8 11 2 4
USA “A” OG 6 4 4 8 2 7 |
2010-11 Detroit Red Wings NHL 63 4 44 48 22 11 | Playoffs 11 2 1 3 4 -1
2011-12 Did not play |
2012-13 Did not play |
2013-14 Florida Everblades ECHL 3 0 1 1 0 1 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1986-87 Detroit Art Van PW QC Int PW - - - - - |
1998-99 HIFK Euro HL 6 4 6 10 10 8 | Playoffs 4 1 0 1 2 0
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2016-17 Florida Alliance PW QC Int PW Asst. Coach
2018-19 Green Bay Jr. Gamblers 14U AAA 14U AAA Head Coach
Green Bay Jr. Gamblers 16U AAA 16U AAA Head Coach
2019-20 Green Bay Jr. Gamblers 15U AAA 15U AAA Head Coach
2020-21 Green Bay Jr. Gamblers 16U AAA 16U AAA Head Coach
Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
Allsvenskan 1 18 3 6 9 0.50 12 - | 1 9 0 1 1 0.11 2 -
ECHL 1 3 0 1 1 0.33 0 1 | 0
Euro HL 1 6 4 6 10 1.67 10 8 | 1 4 1 0 1 0.25 2 0
SM-liiga (Liiga) 3 142 43 68 111 0.78 64 88 | 3 30 16 20 36 1.20 8 21
NAHL 1 - - - - - - - | 0
NCAA 4 150 20 80 100 0.67 124 - | 0
NHL 11 833 79 436 515 0.62 282 178 | 11 165 29 71 100 0.61 66 42
OG 3 17 5 8 13 0.76 4 8 | 0
QC Int PW 1 - - - - - - - | 0
Elitserien (SHL) 1 22 1 8 9 0.41 14 - | 0
USHL 1 47 12 11 23 0.49 28 - | 0
WC 1 5 0 0 0 0.00 2 -1 | 0
WCup 1 4 0 3 3 0.75 6 - | 0
WJC-20 2 14 0 3 3 0.21 4 -2 | 0
Career Highlights
Season
Awards by season
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
01/28/2014
01/28/2014 Confirmed Florida Everblades Retired
01/09/2014
01/09/2014 Confirmed No team Florida Everblades
05/25/2011
05/25/2011 Confirmed Detroit Red Wings Retired
Player Biography and Trivia

Cult/Star player for Brynäs IF

Cult/Star player for Detroit Red Wings

Cult/Star player for HIFK

Cult/Star player for HPK

Cult/Star player for New Jersey Devils

Cult/Star player for Univ. of Wisconsin

Cult/Star player for Wisconsin Capitols

Career transactions
- 2011-05-25 • Announced his retirement
- 2007-07-01 • Signed to a five-year contract by the Detroit Red Wings
- 2005-08-04 • Re-signed to a two-year contract by the New Jersey Devils
- 2004-08-13 • Re-signed to a one-year contract by the New Jersey Devils
- 1999-07-18 • Signed as a free agent by the New Jersey Devils

Other memorable dates
- 1999-10-02 • Made NHL debut (at Atlanta; 1 assist, +1, 18:58 TOI)

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