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Encyclopedia > Dwayne Roloson
Position Goaltender
Catches Left
Nickname(s) Roli (the goalie),
Height
Weight
6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
178 lb (81 kg)
NHL Team
F. Teams
Edmonton Oilers
Minnesota Wild
Buffalo Sabres
Calgary Flames
Nationality Flag of Canada Canada
Born October 12, 1969 (1969-10-12) (age 37),
Simcoe, ON, CAN
Pro Career 1994 – present

Albert Dwayne Roloson (born October 12, 1969 in Simcoe, Ontario, Canada) is an NHL goaltender currently playing for the Edmonton Oilers. The position an ice hockey player plays can be divided into three basic categories: Forwards Centre Wingers Defenceman Goaltender ... This article is about the goaltender in ice hockey. ... There are three styles of gloves worn by ice hockey players. ... This article or section seems to contain too many examples (or of a poor quality) for an encyclopedia entry. ... Stature redirects here. ... Weight, in the context of human body weight measurements in the medical sciences and in sports is a measurement of mass, and is thus expressed in units of mass, such as kilograms (kg), or units of force such as pounds (lb). ... The pound or pound-mass (abbreviations: lb, lbm, or sometimes in the United States, #) is a unit of mass (sometimes called weight in everyday parlance) in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... “Kg” redirects here. ... NHL can also be an abbreviation for National Historic Landmark or Non-Hodgkins lymphoma. ... The Edmonton Oilers are a professional ice hockey team based in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. ... The Minnesota Wild are a professional ice hockey team based in Saint Paul, Minnesota. ... The Buffalo Sabres are a professional ice hockey team based in Buffalo, New York. ... The Calgary Flames are a professional hockey team based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada and play out of the Pengrowth Saddledome. ... In English usage, nationality is the legal relationship between a person and a country. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... A childs first birthday party. ... is the 285th day of the year (286th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also: 1969 (Stargate SG-1) episode. ... Simcoe is a town in southwestern Ontario, near Lake Erie, and is the seat of the City of Norfolk County (formerly the County of Norfolk, Ontario). ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Official languages English Government - Lieutenant-Governor James K. Bartleman - Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament - House seats 106 - Senate seats 24 Confederation July 1, 1867 (1st) Area [1] Ranked... Motto (Latin for From Sea to Sea) Anthem O Canada Royal anthem: God Save the Queen Capital Ottawa Largest city Toronto Official languages English, French Government Parliamentary democracy and federal constitutional monarchy  -  Monarch Queen Elizabeth II  -  Governor General Michaëlle Jean  -  Prime Minister Stephen Harper Establishment  -  Act of Union February... is the 285th day of the year (286th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also: 1969 (Stargate SG-1) episode. ... Simcoe is a community of approx. ... “NHL” redirects here. ... This article is about the goaltender in ice hockey. ... The Edmonton Oilers are a professional ice hockey team based in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. ...

Contents

Playing career

Pre-NHL

A Hobey Baker Award nominee and NCAA All-American while tending goal for University of Massachusetts Lowell, Roloson went undrafted after graduating. He was signed as a free agent by the Calgary Flames in 1994. After splitting time between the Flames and their American Hockey League counterpart, the Saint John Flames, he was traded to the Buffalo Sabres to back up Dominik Hasek. Following two years with the Sabres' organization, he was picked up in the 2000 NHL Expansion Draft by the Columbus Blue Jackets. Rather than joining the Blue Jackets, Roloson signed with the AHL team of the St. Louis Blues, the Worcester IceCats. The Hobey Baker Award is an annual award given to the top college mens ice hockey player. ... The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA, often pronounced N-C-Double-A or N-C-Two-A ) is a voluntary association of about 1,200 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals that organizes the athletic programs of many colleges and universities in the United States. ... The University of Massachusetts Lowell (UMass Lowell) is one of five University of Massachusetts campuses. ... The Calgary Flames are a professional hockey team based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada and play out of the Pengrowth Saddledome. ... Year 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full 1994 Gregorian calendar). ... The American Hockey League (AHL) is a professional ice hockey league in North America, that serves as the primary developmental circuit for the National Hockey League (NHL). ... Saint John Flames logo, 1993-2000 The Saint John Flames were an American Hockey League team from 1993 to 2003 in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada. ... The Buffalo Sabres are a professional ice hockey team based in Buffalo, New York. ... Dominik Hašek (born January 29, 1965 in Pardubice, Czechoslovakia (now Czech Republic)), also known by his nickname The Dominator, is a professional ice hockey goaltender. ... The 2000 NHL Expansion Draft was held on June 23, 2000, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. ... The Columbus Blue Jackets are a professional ice hockey team based in Columbus, Ohio, United States. ... The St. ... The Worcester IceCats were an ice hockey team in the American Hockey League. ...


NHL years

Minnesota years

Deciding to give the NHL one more try, Roloson earned a roster spot with the Minnesota Wild in 2001. In the 2002-03 NHL season, Roloson shared netminding duties with Manny Fernandez as the Wild made their first ever appearance in the post-season, defeating the Colorado Avalanche in the first round and the Vancouver Canucks in the second round. Despite splitting goaltending duties with Fernandez, Roloson earned his first All-Star appearance at age 34, appearing in the 2004 NHL All-Star Game with the Western Conference team. He also won the Roger Crozier Saving Grace Award for having the NHL's best save percentage. NHL can also be an abbreviation for National Historic Landmark or Non-Hodgkins lymphoma. ... The Minnesota Wild are a professional ice hockey team based in Saint Paul, Minnesota. ... The 2002-03 NHL season was the 86th regular season of the National Hockey League. ... Manny Fernandez is the name of at least three people: Manny Fernandez (wrestler) - A former professional wrestler, also an American football player for the Kansas City Chiefs. ... The Colorado Avalanche are a professional ice hockey team based in Denver, Colorado, United States. ... The Vancouver Canucks are a professional ice hockey team based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. ... The National Hockey League All-Star Game (French: Match des Étoiles de la Ligue Nationale de Hockey) is an exhibition ice hockey game that marks the midway point of the National Hockey Leagues regular season, with many of the star players playing against each other. ... Date February 8, 2004 Arena Xcel Energy Center City St. ... The Roger Crozier Saving Grace Award is one of the National Hockey Leagues many trophies. ...


During the 2004-05 NHL lockout, Roloson played with the SM-liiga's Lukko. He returned to the Wild once the lockout concluded.` This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... logo of SM-liiga SM-liiga is the top professional ice hockey league in Finland. ... Lukko (Finnish for lock ) is an ice hockey team in the SM-liiga. ...


Edmonton years and playoffs

On March 8, 2006, Roloson was traded to the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for a first round pick and a conditional draft pick. Initially, Oilers General Manager Kevin Lowe was harshly criticized for the acquisition when Roloson struggled during the regular season. Lowe was criticized both for not acquiring a better goaltender, and also for surrendering a first round draft pick to a divisional rival. is the 67th day of the year (68th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Edmonton Oilers are a professional ice hockey team based in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. ... Kevin Hugh Lowe (born April 15, 1959) in Lachute, Quebec, is a former Defenceman in the National Hockey League and the current General Manager of the Edmonton Oilers. ...


Criticism was muted following sensational play by Roloson, backstopping the Oilers to the final of the 2006 Stanley Cup Playoffs. He had a record of 12-5 through the first three rounds, and along with Chris Pronger, was considered a front-runner for the Conn Smythe Trophy if the Oilers were victorious in the finals. The NHL unveiled a new logo for the 2006 Stanley Cup Playoffs. ... Christopher Robert Pronger (born October 10, 1974, in Dryden, Ontario, Canada) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player for the NHLs Anaheim Ducks (2006–present). ... Conn Smythe Trophy on display at the Hockey Hall of Fame The Conn Smythe Memorial Trophy is awarded annually to the most valuable player during the National Hockey Leagues Stanley Cup playoffs. ...


However, during Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals against the Carolina Hurricanes, Roloson suffered a third degree MCL sprain of his right knee when Hurricanes forward Andrew Ladd was pushed into Roloson by a back-checking Oiler defensemen Marc-Andre Bergeron. Oilers coach Craig MacTavish announced that Roloson would not be able to continue in the series. It was also learned that he had hyper-extended his right elbow in the collision as well. As a result, third-string goalie Jussi Markkanen was left to finish the series. However, the Oilers eventually lost to the Hurricanes in seven games. Months of intense reabilitation would follow in order to prepare Dwayne for the 2006-2007 season. The Carolina Hurricanes are a professional ice hockey team based in Raleigh, North Carolina. ... Diagram of the knee The medial collateral ligament (or MCL) is one of the four major ligaments of the knee. ... Andrew Ladd born December 12, 1985 in Maple Ridge, British Columbia in a Canadian ice hockey player who plays for the NHLs Carolina Hurricanes. ... Marc-Andre Bergeron (born October 13, 1980 in Saint-Louis-de-France, Quebec, Canada) is a French Canadian professional hockey defenceman. ... Craig MacTavish (born August 15, 1958 in London, Ontario, Canada) is the head coach of the National Hockey Leagues Edmonton Oilers. ... Jussi Markkanen (born May 8, 1975 in Imatra, Finland) is an NHL goaltender for the Edmonton Oilers. ...


Roloson could have tested the Unrestricted Free-Agency market in the summer of 2006 but opted to re-sign with the Oilers on July 1, 2006. The majority of Edmonton fans were expecting Kevin Lowe to sign Roloson to a one or two year contract due to his age, but in the end a three year deal was signed which will likely see Roloson end his unique career with the Edmonton Oilers franchise. is the 182nd day of the year (183rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Kevin Hugh Lowe (born April 15, 1959) in Lachute, Quebec, is a former Defenceman in the National Hockey League and the current General Manager of the Edmonton Oilers. ...


He was a member of the Canadian 2007 IIHF World Championship team that won gold in a 4-2 win against Finland in Moscow. The 2007 IIHF World Championship are held between April 27 and May 13, 2007 in Moscow, Russia. ... For other uses, see Moscow (disambiguation). ...


Awards

  • NHL Roger Crozier Saving Grace Award - 2004
  • NHL All-Star Game - 2004
  • AHL Baz Bastien Memorial Trophy (Best Goaltender) - 2001
  • AHL First All-Star Team - 2001
  • HE First All-Star Team - 1994
  • HE Player of the Year - 1994
  • HE William Flynn Tournament MVP Award - 1994
  • NCAA East First All-American Team - 1994

The Roger Crozier Saving Grace Award is one of the National Hockey Leagues many trophies. ...

Career statistics

Regular season

   
Season Team League GP W L T MIN GA SO GAA S/P
1990-91 UMass-Lowell HE 15 5 9 0 823 63 0 4.59 n/a
1991-92 UMass-Lowell HE 12 3 8 0 660 52 0 4.73 n/a
1992-93 UMass-Lowell HE 39 20 17 2 2342 150 0 3.84 n/a
1993-94 UMass-Lowell HE 40 23 10 7 2305 106 0 2.76 n/a
1994-95 Saint John AHL 46 16 21 8 2734 156 1 3.42 .900
1995-96 Saint John AHL 67 33 22 11 4026 190 1 2.83 .905
1996-97 Saint John AHL 8 6 2 0 480 22 1 2.75 .910
1996-97 Calgary NHL 31 9 14 3 1618 78 0 2.89 .897
1997-98 Saint John AHL 4 3 0 1 245 8 0 1.96 .939
1997-98 Calgary NHL 39 11 16 8 2205 110 0 2.89 .897
1998-99 Rochester AHL 2 2 0 0 120 4 0 2.00 .922
1998-99 Buffalo NHL 18 6 8 2 911 42 1 2.77 .909
1999-00 Buffalo NHL 14 1 7 3 677 32 0 2.84 .884
2000-01 Worcester AHL 52 32 15 5 3127 113 6 2.17 .929
2001-02 Minnesota NHL 45 14 20 7 2506 112 5 2.68 .901
2002-03 Minnesota NHL 50 23 16 8 2945 98 4 2.00 .927
2003-04 Minnesota NHL 48 19 18 11 2847 89 5 1.88 .933
2004-05 Lukko Rauma Fin 34 20 10 4 2048 70 4 2.05 .931
2005-06 Minnesota NHL 24 6 17 1 1361 68 1 3.00 .910
2005-06 Edmonton NHL 19 8 7 5 1163 47 1 2.42 .905
NHL CAREER TOTALS 288 97 123 47 16,233 676 18 2.50 .910
AHL CAREER TOTALS 149 92 60 35 10732 493 9 3.30  ?
  • Stats as of April 23rd 2006

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Playoffs

   
Season Team League GP W L T MIN GA SO GAA S/P
1994-95 Saint John AHL 5 1 4 0 299 13 0 2.60 .897
1995-96 Saint John AHL 16 10 6 0 1027 49 1 2.86 n/a
1998-99 Buffalo NHL 4 1 1 0 139 10 0 4.31 .870
2000-01 Worcester AHL 11 6 5 0 697 23 1 1.97 .931
2002-03 Minnesota NHL 11 5 6 0 579 25 0 2.59 .903
2004-05 Lukko Rauma Fin 9 4 5 0 512 18 2 2.10 .941
2005-06 Edmonton NHL 17 12 5 0 1160 45 1 2.33 .927
NHL CAREER TOTALS 32 18 12 0 1824 76 1 2.50 .918
AHL CAREER TOTALS 32 17 15 0 2023 85 2 2.65  ?
  • Stats as of June 6th 2006

Saint John Flames logo, 1993-2000 The Saint John Flames were an American Hockey League team from 1993 to 2003 in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada. ... The American Hockey League (AHL) is a professional ice hockey league in North America, that serves as the primary developmental circuit for the National Hockey League (NHL). ... The Buffalo Sabres are a professional ice hockey team based in Buffalo, New York. ... The Worcester IceCats were an ice hockey team in the American Hockey League. ... The Edmonton Oilers are a professional ice hockey team based in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. ...

International statistics

Year Team Event   MINS GA GAA SO Sv.%
1995 Canada WJC - - - - -
2007 Canada WHC 240 10 2.50 0 .910

The Ice Hockey World Junior Championships refer to ice hockey tournaments organized by the International Ice Hockey Federation for certain age groups. ... The Ice Hockey World Championship is an annual event organized by the International Ice Hockey Federation. ...

Personal Life

  • Roloson and his wife, Melissa,who were married around 1999-2000, have two sons, Brett,7, and Ross,5
  • Best friends with Rob Blake, whom he played with in high school [1]
  • Dwayne wears contact lenses and writes with his left hand.
  • Teaches his goalie school with Wild goaltending coach Bob Mason

Robert Bowlby Rob Blake (born December 10, 1969, in Simcoe, Ontario) is a professional ice hockey defenseman in the NHL, playing for the Los Angeles Kings. ...

See also

This is a list of current (August 10, 2005) National Hockey League players. ...

External links

Preceded by
Marty Turco
Winner of the Crozier Award
2004
Succeeded by
Cristobal Huet

  Results from FactBites:
 
Dwayne Roloson at AllExperts (539 words)
Albert Dwayne "Roli" Roloson (born October 12, 1969 in Simcoe, Ontario, Canada) is an NHL goaltender for the Edmonton Oilers.
In the 2002-03 NHL season, Roloson shared netminding duties with Manny Fernandez as the Wild made their first ever appearance in the post-season, defeating the Colorado Avalanche in the first round and the Vancouver Canucks in the second round.
On March 8,2006, Roloson was traded to the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for a first round pick and a conditional draft pick.
Dwayne Roloson at AllExperts (539 words)
Albert Dwayne "Roli" Roloson (born October 12, 1969 in Simcoe, Ontario, Canada) is an NHL goaltender for the Edmonton Oilers.
In the 2002-03 NHL season, Roloson shared netminding duties with Manny Fernandez as the Wild made their first ever appearance in the post-season, defeating the Colorado Avalanche in the first round and the Vancouver Canucks in the second round.
On March 8,2006, Roloson was traded to the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for a first round pick and a conditional draft pick.
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