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Rolston officially announces retirement after 17 seasons

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TSN.ca Staff
4/30/2013 12:09:17 PM
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Free agent forward Brian Rolston officially announced his retirement on Tuesday.

In 17 years in the league Rolston played 1,256 NHL games, scoring 342 goals and adding 419 assists.

He played for five teams over that span including the Islanders, New Jersey Devils, Colorado Avalanche, Boston Bruins and Minnesota Wild.

“Getting the chance to play the game I love for 17 years has truly been a dream come true,” said Rolston in a release. “My career has taken me to many great places where I had the privilege to play with some exceptional teammates and in the best league in the world. The memories of all my experiences will certainly stick with me for the rest of my life. I am grateful for the overwhelming support of my friends, family and fans throughout my career.”

The Flint, Michigan native was drafted 11th overall in the 1991 NHL Entry Draft by the New Jersey Devils. It was with the Devils that Rolston would win a Stanley Cup in 1995.

Rolston represented the United States in three Olympic Games, winning a silver medal in Salt Lake City. He also appeared in the IIHF World Championships and twice at the World Cup of Hockey, including the victorious 1996 American side.

Brian Rolston (Photo: Graig Abel/NHLI via Getty Images)

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