NHL

Brian Rolston # - LW/RW

  • Age: 41
  • DOB: 1973/02/21
  • POB: Flint, MI
  • Height: 6-2 Weight: 215lbs
  • Shoots: L
  • NHL Seasons: 17
  • Drafted by New Jersey in 1991 (1/11).

Honours and Awards

2006-07NHL - Named to play in the NHL All-Star Game
2002Olympic - Olympic Silver Medal
1994-95NHL - Stanley Cup
1992-93CCHA - First All-Star Team
1992-93NCAA - West Second All-American Team
1992-93NCAA - Championship All-Tournament Team
1991-92NCAA - Championship All-Tournament Team

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2013/04/30Announced his retirement.
2012/02/27Acquired from the New York Islanders.
2012/02/25Placed on waivers by the New York Islanders.
2011/12/29Missed 5 games (concussion).
2011/12/21Concussion, injured reserve.
2011/12/17Concussion, sidelined indefinitely.
2011/11/25Missed 1 game (illness).
2011/11/23Illness, day-to-day.
2011/10/25Missed 1 game (personal reasons).
2011/10/22Personal reasons, day-to-day.
2011/07/28Acquired from the New Jersey Devils.
2010/12/30Recalled from Albany (AHL).
2010/12/29Assigned to the Albany (AHL).
2010/12/29Placed on re-entry waivers by the New Jersey Devils.
2010/12/28Placed on waivers by the New Jersey Devils.
2010/12/14Placed on waivers by the New Jersey Devils.
2010/11/12Missed 14 games (sports hernia).
2010/10/13Sports hernia, injured reserve.
2010/10/11Lower body injury, day-to-day.
2010/03/20Missed 1 game (undisclosed).
2010/03/18Undisclosed, day-to-day.
2009/11/12Missed 1 game (undisclosed).
2009/11/11Undisclosed, day-to-day.
2008/12/04Missed 18 games (right ankle injury).
2008/10/17Right ankle injury, day-to-day.
2008/07/01Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the New Jersey Devils to a four-year contract.
2008/06/29Acquired from the Minnesota Wild.
2008/02/19Missed 1 game (illness).
2008/02/17Illness, day-to-day.
2007/02/14Missed 3 games (stomach virus).
2007/02/06Stomach virus, day-to-day.
2006/06/19Minnesota Wild exercised their contract option for the 2007-08 season.
2006/02/07Stomach virus, day-to-day.
2004/07/08Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Minnesota Wild to a multi-year contract.
2003/08/12Re-signed by the Boston Bruins.
2003/06/30Boston Bruins tendered a qualifying offer.
2003/03/09Missed 1 game (head injury).
2003/03/08Head injury, day-to-day.
2001/08/11Re-signed by the Boston Bruins.
2000/11/09Missed 5 games (rib injury).
2000/10/29Rib injury, day-to-day.

Trades

2012/02/27New York Islanders traded Brian Rolston and Mike Mottau to the Boston Bruins for Yannick Riendeau and Marc Cantin.
2011/07/28New York Islanders traded Trent Hunter to the New Jersey Devils for Brian Rolston and a conditional draft pick in 2012.
2008/07/01Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the New Jersey Devils.
2008/06/29Minnesota Wild traded the rights to Brian Rolston to the Tampa Bay Lightning for a conditional 2009 or 2010 draft selection.
2004/07/08Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Minnesota Wild.
2000/03/06Boston Bruins traded Ray Bourque and Dave Andreychuk to the Colorado Avalanche for Brian Rolston, Martin Grenier, Sami Pahlsson and a 1st round selection (previously acquired, Boston selected Martin Samuelsson) in 2000.
1999/11/03Colorado Avalanche traded Claude Lemieux, 1st round selection in 2000 and a 2nd round selection in 2000 to the New Jersey Devils for Brian Rolston and 1st round selection in 2000.
1991/06/09Drafted by the New Jersey Devils in the 1st round (11th overall) in 1991.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPGAPTS+/-PPGPPASHGSHAGWGPIMShotsPCTHits
2011-12BostonNHL21312157120018397.6930
2011-12NY IslandersNHL49459-120100161123.5756
2011-12Total NYI/BosNHL7071724-513002141514.6486
2010-11New JerseyNHL65142034-665014341688.3367
2009-10New JerseyNHL80201737276003222328.6291
2008-09New JerseyNHL64151732288003301748.6242
2007-08MinnesotaNHL81312859-111171085328910.73-
2006-07MinnesotaNHL78313364613211164630510.16-
2005-06MinnesotaNHL823445791415175075029311.60-
2005-06United StatesOlympic6314------4---
2004-05United StatesW-Cup20001-----0---
2004-05Did not play---------------
2003-04BostonNHL821929489312213402577.39-
2002-03BostonNHL812732591615525322819.61-
2001-02BostonNHL8231316211611917303319.37-
2000-01BostonNHL771939586518044282866.64-
1999-00BostonNHL16549-4310-16667.58-
1999-00ColoradoNHL5081018-6130-3121077.48-
1999-00New JerseyNHL11314-2110-20339.09-
1999-00Total NJ/Col/BosNHL77161531-12550-6182067.77-
1998-99New JerseyNHL8224335711595031421011.43-
1997-98New JerseyNHL7616143070-2-1161858.65-
1996-97New JerseyNHL81182745627203202377.59-
1995-96New JerseyNHL5813112493410481399.35-
1994-95New JerseyNHL407111852000317927.61-
1994-95AlbanyAHL1891120-33-0-2107611.84-
1993-94AlbanyAHL175510-30-0-08568.93-
1992-93Lake SuperiorCCHA39333164------20---
1991-92Lake SuperiorCCHA37142337------14---
TotalNHL12563424197616598-33-7247238368.92-
TotalAHL35141630-63-0-21813210.61-
TotalCCHA764754101------34---

Career Playoff Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPGAPTS+/-PPGPPASHGSHAGWGPIMShotsPCTHits
2011-12BostonNHL7123-2000000175.88-
2010-11New JerseyNHL--------------
2009-10New JerseyNHL5213-12100001216.67-
2008-09New JerseyNHL71122100004185.56-
2007-08MinnesotaNHL62464011108316.45-
2006-07MinnesotaNHL5112-2010-04234.35-
2005-06MinnesotaNHL--------------
2004-05Did not play---------------
2003-04BostonNHL7101-5000008147.14-
2002-03BostonNHL5022-10000006.00-
2001-02BostonNHL6415-11011003312.12-
2000-01BostonNHL--------------
1999-00BostonNHL--------------
1999-00ColoradoNHL--------------
1998-99New JerseyNHL7101-10-1-02156.67-
1997-98New JerseyNHL610120-1-02147.14-
1996-97New JerseyNHL1041501-2-06458.89-
1995-96New JerseyNHL--------------
1994-95New JerseyNHL621361-0-041216.67-
1994-95AlbanyAHL--------------
1993-94AlbanyAHL5123-20-0-00205.00-
1992-93Lake SuperiorCCHA--------------
1991-92Lake SuperiorCCHA--------------
TotalNHL7720143416-6-0382408.33-
TotalAHL5123-20-0-00205.00-

Legend:

GP - games played
G - goals
A - assists
PTS - points
+/- - plus minus
PPG - power play goals
PPA - power play assists
SHG - short handed goals
SHA - short handed assists
GWG - game winning goals
PIM - penalties in minutes
PCT - shooting percentage


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