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Brian Rolston

Player Facts
  • Position
    LW
  • Height
    6'2" / 188 cm
  • Weight
    214 lbs / 97 kg
  • Shoots
    L
  • Status
    Retired

Son: Ryder Rolston
Brother: Ron Rolston

Team Staff profile of Brian Rolston also available

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1989-90 Compuware Ambassadors NAHL 40 36 37 73 57 |
1990-91 Compuware Ambassadors NAHL 36 49 46 95 14 |
USA U20 WJC-20 7 1 5 6 0 |
1991-92 Lake Superior State Univ. NCAA 41 18 28 46 16 |
USA U20 WJC-20 7 3 3 6 2 |
1992-93 Lake Superior State Univ. NCAA 41 35 36 71 20 |
USA U20 WJC-20 7 6 2 8 2 5 |
1993-94 Albany River Rats AHL 17 5 5 10 8 -3 | Playoffs 5 1 2 3 0 -2
Team USA International 41 20 28 48 36 |
USA OG 8 7 0 7 8 |
1994-95 New Jersey Devils NHL 40 7 11 18 17 5 | Playoffs 6 2 1 3 4 6
Albany River Rats AHL 18 9 11 20 10 -3 |
1995-96 New Jersey Devils NHL 58 13 11 24 8 9 |
USA WCup 1 0 0 0 0 |
USA WC 8 3 4 7 4 |
1996-97 New Jersey Devils NHL 81 18 27 45 20 6 | Playoffs 10 4 1 5 6 0
1997-98 New Jersey Devils NHL 76 16 14 30 16 7 | Playoffs 6 1 0 1 2 2
1998-99 New Jersey Devils NHL 82 24 33 57 14 11 | Playoffs 7 1 0 1 2 -1
1999-00 New Jersey Devils NHL 11 3 1 4 0 -2 |
Colorado Avalanche NHL 50 8 10 18 12 -6 |
Boston Bruins NHL 16 5 4 9 6 -4 |
2000-01 Boston Bruins NHL 77 19 39 58 28 6 |
2001-02 Boston Bruins NHL 82 31 31 62 30 11 | Playoffs 6 4 1 5 0 -1
USA OG 6 0 3 3 0 3 |
2002-03 Boston Bruins NHL 81 27 32 59 32 1 | Playoffs 5 0 2 2 0 -1
2003-04 Boston Bruins NHL 82 19 29 48 40 9 | Playoffs 7 1 0 1 8 -5
USA WCup 2 0 0 0 0 |
2004-05 Did not play |
2005-06 Minnesota Wild “A” NHL 82 34 45 79 50 14 |
USA OG 6 3 1 4 4 -1 |
2006-07 Minnesota Wild “A” NHL 78 31 33 64 46 6 | Playoffs 5 1 1 2 4 -2
2007-08 Minnesota Wild “C” NHL 81 31 28 59 53 -1 | Playoffs 6 2 4 6 8 4
2008-09 New Jersey Devils NHL 64 15 17 32 30 2 | Playoffs 7 1 1 2 4 2
2009-10 New Jersey Devils NHL 80 20 17 37 22 2 | Playoffs 5 2 1 3 0 -1
2010-11 New Jersey Devils NHL 65 14 20 34 34 -6 |
2011-12 New York Islanders “A” NHL 49 4 5 9 6 -12 |
Boston Bruins NHL 21 3 12 15 8 7 | Playoffs 7 1 2 3 0 -2
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2016-17 Little Caesars U16 HPHL U16 Head Coach
2017-18 Little Caesars U16 HPHL U16 Head Coach
2018-19 Little Caesars U18 T1EHL U18 Head Coach
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 35 14 16 30 0.86 18 -6 | 5 1 2 3 0.60 0 -2
International 41 20 28 48 1.17 36 0 |
NAHL 76 85 83 168 2.21 71 0 |
NCAA 82 53 64 117 1.43 36 0 |
NHL 1256 342 419 761 0.61 472 65 | 77 20 14 34 0.44 38 1
OG 20 10 4 14 0.70 12 2 |
WC 8 3 4 7 0.88 4 0 |
WCup 3 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 |
WJC-20 21 10 10 20 0.95 4 5 |
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
04/30/2013
04/30/2013 Confirmed No team Retired
02/27/2012
02/27/2012 Confirmed New York Islanders Boston Bruins
07/28/2011
07/28/2011 Confirmed New Jersey Devils New York Islanders
Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 1990, 8 #117 overall by Plymouth Whalers in the OHL Priority Selection

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)

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