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Brian Rolston

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameBrian Lee•Rolston
Used nameBrian•Rolston
Born21 February 1973 in Flint, Michigan (USA)
Measurements188 cm / 95 kg
AffiliationsBoston Bruins, Boston (USA) / Minnesota Wild, Saint Paul (USA)
NOC(s) United States

Biography

Brian Rolston played college hockey with Lake Superior State of the Central Collegiate Hockey Association. He represented the US at the World Junior Championships in 1992 and 1993. After being drafted by the New Jersey Devils, he spent two seasons with the Albany River Rats, before coming up to the NHL in 1995, helping them to win a Stanley Cup that year. Rolston has since represented the US numerous times internationally, at the 1994, 2002, and 2006 Winter Olympics, the 1996 World Championships, and the 1997 and 2005 World Cups. Rolston is a utility forward, able to play all three positions well. After playing five seasons with the Devils, Rolston was traded to the Colorado Avalanche, and later also played for the Minnesota Wild and the Boston Bruins, before returning to the Devils in 2008. Rolston played in the 2007 NHL All-Star Games.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Representing 2nd NOC As
1994 Winter Olympics Ice Hockey (Ice Hockey) Ice Hockey, Men Olympic United States 8 USA Brian Rolston
2002 Winter Olympics Ice Hockey (Ice Hockey) Ice Hockey, Men Olympic United States 2 Silver USA Brian Rolston
2006 Winter Olympics Ice Hockey (Ice Hockey) Ice Hockey, Men Olympic United States 8 USA Brian Rolston

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