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Brian Rolston retires after NHL 17 seasons

Brian Rolston retired Tuesday after a 17-year NHL career in which he played for five teams and helped the New Jersey Devils win their first Stanley Cup. The 40-year-old forward from Flint, Mich., did not play this season after splitting time with the New York Islanders and Boston in 2011-12. As a rookie he helped the Devils win the Cup in the 1994-95 season. He also played for...
Via AP on Fox
April 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Rolston makes retirement official after sitting out season

Following 17 years in the NHL, three of which were with the Minnesota Wild, forward Brian Rolston officially announced his retirement on Tuesday. Rolston, who is fifth in Wild history with 202 points, didn't play this season. He spent his final year in 2011-12 with the New York Islanders and Boston Bruins. Rolston, a first-round draft choice by the New Jersey Devils in 1991,...
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April 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Brian Rolston Announces His Retirement

TORONTO (April 30, 2013) – Brian Rolston, a veteran of 17 NHL seasons, a four time 30-goal scorer, a Stanley Cup champion and a three-time Olympian, officially announced his retirement from the National Hockey League on Tuesday. In a professional career that spanned nearly two full decades, Rolston, 40, appeared in a total of 1,256 NHL games amassing 342 goals, 419 assists and...
Via Kukla's Korner
April 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Veteran winger Brian Rolston "more than likely" to retire

It appears Rolston, 39 will hang up the skates after not being able to find work before the former CBA expired.Rolston had two stints with the Bruins during his 17 year NHL career. His first was from 1999 to 2004 in which he recorded 101 goals and 135 helpers.Rolston came on board late last season to try and help the Bruins make another cup run. He played in 21 games, scored 3 goals...
Via BruinsLife
January 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Brian Rolston Proved He Has Something Left, But May Need to Move On If He Wants to Continue Career

Editor's Note: The Bruins are facing a longer offseason than they had hoped after their title defense was ended early with a first-round loss to Washington. The extra time could come in handy though, as the Bruins have plenty of decisions to make this summer. At the top of that list is what they will do with the many pending free agents on their roster. Each day over the next...
May 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Brian Rolston's Resurgence Has Linemates Questioning His Age, But Not His Production on Bruins' Red-Hot Third Line

BOSTON – Brian Rolston has 11 points in his last six games and 12 points overall in 15 games since joining the Bruins. This after managing just nine points in 49 games with the Islanders this season. But it’s not the recent rise in production of the veteran forward that his linemate finds hard to believe. It’s the date on Rolston’s birth certificate that center Chris Kelly...
March 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Broken glass interrupts Bruins-Rangers game

Because of a broken pane of glass behind the New York net, the final 2:53 of the first period between the Rangers and Boston Bruins was tacked on to the start of the second. With the Rangers leading 2-1 on Sunday, Boston's Brian Rolston fired a shot that sailed over the net and cracked the glass. Cracks were visible in the glass, but it didn't shatter and no pieces of glass...
Via AP on Fox
March 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Brian Rolston Breaks Down Art of the Slap Shot During First Stint With Bruins (Video)

Brian Rolston is back in Boston and ready to help lead the Bruins to another Stanley Cup. But it was more than a decade ago that Rolston first won over the hearts of Boston fans, as he turned into a very good player for the B's after arriving from Colorado as part of the Ray Bourque trade. One of Rolston's best qualities is his hard shot. And during his first stint in Boston...
March 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Brian Rolston Recalls Time on Stage With Dropkick Murphys During First Bruins Stint As a 'Highlight' of His Career

BOSTON -- Brian Rolston has hoisted the Stanley Cup with New Jersey, won a silver medal with Team USA on home soil in Salt Lake City and played in an NHL All-Star Game. But when it comes to the highlights of his 17-year NHL career, one moment off the ice stands among his top memories. In Rolston's final season of his first stint in Boston, he and then teammate Nick Boynton got...
February 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Islanders place veteran LW Rolston on waivers

The New York Islanders placed veteran left wing Brian Rolston on waivers on Saturday. Acquired in a deal with the New Jersey Devils for Trent Hunter in July, the 39-year-old Rolston has collected just four goals, five assists and six penalty minutes in 49 games this season. Rolston is playing in the final season of his four-year contract. David Ullstrom was recalled from Bridgeport...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 25, 2012  |  Discuss
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