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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

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 MTL 62 41 16 5 171 135 87
2 NYI 64 41 21 2 205 179 84
3 NYR 61 38 17 6 192 152 82
4 TBL 64 38 20 6 210 171 82
5 DET 61 35 15 11 180 159 81
6 PIT 62 36 17 9 181 155 81
7 WSH 64 34 20 10 188 159 78
8 BOS 62 31 22 9 165 161 71
9 FLA 63 28 22 13 154 178 69
10 PHI 63 27 25 11 168 183 65
11 OTT 60 27 23 10 171 163 64
12 NJD 63 26 27 10 141 164 62
13 CBJ 62 26 32 4 160 196 56
14 CAR 61 24 30 7 142 162 55
15 TOR 63 25 33 5 170 193 55
16 BUF 63 19 39 5 123 212 43

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
M. Cammalleri 51 23 10 4 33
A. Henrique 56 12 20 -1 32
P. Elias 53 10 16 -13 26
S. Gomez 39 5 18 -9 23
M. Zidlicky 63 4 19 -7 23
T. Zajac 55 10 10 -4 20
S. Bernier 48 10 8 1 18
M. Ryder 44 6 12 -2 18
A. Larsson 45 2 16 3 18
M. Havlat 38 5 9 -12 14
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Schneider 23 23 6 .927 2.19
K. Kinkaid 3 4 3 .915 2.59