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Brian Rolston
Brian Rolston
Left Wing
Number: 12
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 215
Shoots: Left
Born: Feb 21, 1973
Birthplace: Flint, MI, United States
Drafted: NJD / 1991 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (11th overall)
2009-10 SEASON
Spent entire season in NHL for first time in professional career; saw action in career-high 63 games, including season-high 22 straight December 4-January 18…Established career high with 2g-8a-10pts overall (6pts, ‘07-08); totals included points in career-high three straight games December 16-19 (1g-2a-3pts)…Appeared in his 100th career NHL game/posted goal December 26 at Washington…Posted first goal of season December 19 at Atlanta for first NHL tally since November 23, 2007 at Atlanta…Recorded first point of campaign with assist October 24 at Pittsburgh for first career power play point/first point since assist January 29, 2008 vs. Pittsburgh…Made season debut October 3 vs. Philadelphia; contest marked his first NHL appearance since March 22, 2008…Missed 5 games January 20-27 with lower body injury…Made his NHL playoff debut in game one of Eastern Conference Quarterfinals vs. Philadelphia.

CAREER
2008-09: Completed third season as a pro/with organization …Spent entire regular-season with AHL Devils; finished third on squad with 15g-23a-38pts and 78 penalty minutes in 75 appearances…Totals included season-high four-game pointscoring streak February 14-20 (2g-5a-7pts)…Recorded seven multiple-point games overall, including three season-high threepoint efforts: three goals January 24 vs. Worcester, 2g-1a November 22 vs. Norfolk and 1g-2a February 15 vs. Portland…Missed game December 12 at Providence due to onegame suspension for December 6 fighting incident vs. Portland…Also missed four contests November 5-11 due to injury…Recalled from Lowell upon completion of regular-season April 13, but did not see any playoff action…2007-08: Split campaign between New Jersey/Lowell (AHL); played in 58 NHL contests as a rookie…Appeared in four straight NHL matches March 15-22 for first appearances since February 6 at Buffalo…Was recalled from Lowell March 3; AHL totals showed 2g-1a-3pts and 18 PIM in 11 games played…Played in career-high 54 straight NHL games to start campaign…Stats included his first career gamewinning goal November 23 at Atlanta and first career NHL goal November 8 vs. Philadelphia (M. Biron)…Recorded first career point with assist October 20 at NY Islanders…One of four rookies on Devils’ opening night roster (N. Bergfors, D. Clarkson & A. Greene)…2006-07: Saw action in 74 games during first pro season, including 65 appearances with Lowell and nine matches with NJD…Lowell totals showed 17g-12a-29pts and 35 PIM…Not drafted; signed free-agent contract July 17, 2006…OTHER: Played four seasons at Ohio State University (CCHA); compiled 47g-41a- 88pts in 165 games with Buckeyes…Totals showed career-high 22g- 19a-41pts during junior season…OSU teammates included goaltender D. Caruso, who had spent time with Lowell and Trenton (ECHL)…Named to 2005 CCHA Second All-Star Team, as well as 2004 CCHA All-Tournament Team…Played in 2002 BCJHL All-Star Game; also named to 2002 BCJHL Interior Conference First All-Star Team.

PERSONAL INFORMATION
Spent his summer traveling between New Jersey and Deer Lake, Nfld…Lists his coaches at Ohio State as having the greatest impact on developing his game…Says his first hockey memory was traveling to the rink with his father when he was five-years-old…First job was working as a “Sandwich Artist” at Subway…Lists Wayne Gretzky and Joe Sakic as people he would like to play a round of golf with…Enjoys the TV show Ice Road Truckers…Was college roommate and best man at the wedding of Vancouver Canucks forward Ryan Kesler.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
1st NHL GP: 2/1/07, NJ 6 @ Phi. 5 • 1st NHL Goal: 11/8/07, Phi. 1 @ NJ 4 vs. M. Biron • 1st NHL Assist: 10/20/07, NJ 3 @ NYI 4 • 100th NHL GP: 12/26/09, NJ 1 @ Wsh. 4 • Most Goals in Game: 1; 4 times, last time 12/26/09, NJ 1 @ Wsh. 4 • Most Assists in Game: 1; 12 times, last time 4/10/10, NYI 1 @ NJ 7 • Most Pts. in Game: 1; 16 times, last time 4/10/10, NYI 1 @ NJ 7 (1a) • Most PIM in Game: 5; 7 times, last time 4/10/10, NYI 1 @ NJ 7 (maj.) • Most Shots in Game: 5; 12/19/09, NJ 5 @ Atl. 4 • GP Streak: 54; 10/4/07-2/6/08 • Goal-Scoring Streak: 1; 4 times, last time 12/26/09 (1g) • Assist-Scoring Streak: 2; 12/16-18/09 (2a) • Point-Scoring Streak: 3; 12/16- 19/09 (1g-2a-3pts) • Penalties: 12 min., 7 maj. • Multiple-Pt. Games: none

SCHEDULE

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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 x - NYR 73 47 19 7 224 168 101
2 MTL 75 46 21 8 197 167 100
3 TBL 75 46 22 7 244 194 99
4 NYI 75 44 26 5 228 208 93
5 PIT 74 40 23 11 204 186 91
6 DET 73 39 22 12 212 201 90
7 WSH 74 40 24 10 215 182 90
8 OTT 73 37 25 11 213 195 85
9 BOS 74 36 25 13 195 193 85
10 FLA 74 34 26 14 184 202 82
11 PHI 75 30 29 16 196 216 76
12 NJD 74 31 31 12 166 189 74
13 CBJ 73 34 35 4 198 228 72
14 CAR 73 27 36 10 170 201 64
15 TOR 75 27 42 6 194 241 60
16 BUF 74 20 46 8 141 249 48

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
A. Henrique 67 16 24 -2 40
M. Cammalleri 60 25 12 5 37
S. Gomez 50 7 24 -7 31
P. Elias 61 10 20 -16 30
S. Bernier 59 13 14 3 27
T. Zajac 66 11 12 -2 23
A. Larsson 56 3 19 3 22
A. Greene 74 3 17 5 20
M. Ryder 47 6 13 -1 19
E. Gelinas 54 6 11 -2 17
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Schneider 26 27 8 .928 2.19
K. Kinkaid 5 4 3 .919 2.42