Edmonton Oilers
Dwayne Roloson
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DwayneRoloson
POSITION: Goaltender
HEIGHT: 6' 1"
CATCHES: Left
WEIGHT: 170
BIRTHDATE: 12/10/1969
BIRTHPLACE: Simcoe, ON, CAN
DRAFTED: undrafted
Last Game: Apr. 7/09 vs Los Angeles (L. 2-1, 59:13, 2 GA, 29 SHA, 27 SVS)br>Career Oilers Stats: 193 GP 78-82-24, 2.80 GAA, 6 SHO, 11,057 MIN, 513 GA
Career NHL Stats: 462 GP 167-198-67, 2.62 GAA, 23 SHO, 26,104 MIN, 1141 GA
CAREER PENALTY SHOTS: Stopped 6 of 8, including 2 of 2 as an Oiler
Last Win: Apr. 4/09 vs Vancouver (W. 5-3; 59:58, 3 GA, 46 SHA, 43 SVS)br>Last Loss: Apr. 7/09 vs Los Angeles (L. 2-1; 59:13, 2 GA, 29 SHA, 27 SVS)br>Last Overtime Loss: Mar. 14/09 vs Colorado (L. 3-2 OT; 60:42, 3 GA, 30 SHA, 27 SVS)br>Last Shutout: Dec. 13/08 vs Vancouver (W. 3-0; 23 SVS)br>Last Assist: Mar. 20/09 vs Chicago
Last Shootout: Mar. 20/09 at Chicago (Won 5-4; 2 saves - 2 shots)br>
2008-09 RECORD: 28-24-9 (Home 16-12-6; Away 12-12-3; Overtime: 5-9)br>Starts: 62 (27-24-9); Relief Appearances: 1 (0-0-0; 1 ND)br>SHOOTOUT RECORD: 2008-09: 4-4 (19 Saves - 24 Attempts; .792 save pct.)br>Career: 13-13 (66 Saves - 94 Attempts; .702 save pct.)br>Season Highs:
- Goals 6, Mar. 3 at Nashville (L. 6-5 OT)br>- Shots: 54, Mar. 27 at Anaheim (W. 5-3)br>- Saves: 51, Mar. 27 at Anaheim (W. 5-3)br>- Was 28-24-9 with a 2.77 GAA (166 GA, 3596:51 MIN) & a .915 save pct. (1953 SHA-1787 SVS) in 63 GP.
- Appeared in his 60th game of the season vs MIN (Mar. 31) to become the oldest goaltender in NHL history (39 years, 170 days) to play 60-or-more games in a season.
- Made 43 saves in 5-3 win vs VAN (Apr. 4) for his 28th win of the season. The 28 wins were a new single-season career-high, surpassing his previous high for wins (27 in 2006-07).
- Made a season-high 51 saves in 5-3 win at ANA (Mar. 27) to earn his 27th win of the season and 77th career Oilers victory.
- With his 77th win, he moved past Curtis Joseph into sole possession of 6th place on Oilers career victory list.
- Started 36 games (Jan. 18-Apr. 7), to establish a new Oilers record for most consecutive starts. The previous Edmonton record of 20 consecutive starts was shared by Grant Fuhr & Bill Ranford. The streak ended vs CGY (Apr. 10).
- Was 14-16-6 with a 2.81 GAA (98 GA, 2094 MIN) & .916 save pct (1165 SHA - 1067 SVS) during the 36 games.
- He also started 19 consecutive games (Mar. 9-Apr. 13, 2006).
- Became the 6th goaltender in Oilers history to play 10,000 or more career minutes, when he played 59:58 at OTT (Mar. 5).
- Made 39 saves to register 76th career Oilers win in 5-4 SO victory at CHI (Mar. 20) and tie Curtis Joseph for 6th place on Oilers career win list.
- Had a three-game winning streak (3-0-0; Mar. 17-20) ended at MINN (Mar. 22).
- Also had three-game winning streaks (3-0-0; Feb. 11-16 & 3-0-0; Dec. 22-28).
- Faced 40 shots in 4-1 win at TOR (Mar. 7), 43 shots in 6-5 OT loss at NSH (Mar. 3) and season-high 45 shots in 3-2 win vs MIN (Feb. 28).
- Faced 45 shots and made 43 saves to earn 1st star honours in a 3-2 win vs MIN (Feb. 28).
- Made 28 saves in 3-1 win at PHO (Feb. 16) for his 20th win of the season.
- Marked his 3rd 20-win season of his career and first since 2006-07 when he won 27 games.
- Made 25 saves in 3-2 win vs NYI (Jan. 5) for 150th NHL victory.
- Played his 150th career Oilers game at Calgary (Dec. 31).
- Made 23 saves in 3-0 win vs Vancouver (Dec. 13) for 1st shutout of season, 6th as an Oiler & 23rd of NHL career. The win was his first on home ice this season.
- Started 49 of 51 games games (Dec. 17-Apr. 7) & was 22-20-7.
- Appeared in 57 of 64 games (Nov. 15-Apr. 7), starting 57 times.
- He was 26-22-8 in the 57 starts & allowed 2-or-less goals in 29 of the 57 starts.
- Made 41 saves in 3-2 OT win at San Jose (Dec. 6), ending the Sharks nine-game winning streak.
- Played his 400th career NHL game in 3-0 loss at Chicago (Oct. 22).

2007-08 HIGHLIGHTS: Was 15-17-5 with a 3.05 GAA (119 GA, 2340 MIN), .901 save pct. (1085 SVS, 12034 SHA) in 43 GP…made 37 starts & six relief appearances…was 5-4 in overtime with all nine games going to a shootout…stopped 27 of 37 shootout shots (.730)…faced season-high 49 shots against & made season-high 48 saves in 2-1 SO win at San Jose, Mar. 16…had 28 saves in 3-2 SO win vs. San Jose (Oct. 4) to earn 1st win of season & 125th of his career…started season’s final 11 games (Mar. 15-Apr. 3) & was 7-3-1 down the stretch…season-high three-game winning streak saw him go 3-0-0 from Mar. 15-18 with a 2.27 GAA & .943 save pct…made 38 saves in 5-2 win at Phoenix (Mar. 15) for his first win since a 4-2 victory at Atlanta (Jan. 20) & it was his first start since Feb. 1 at Dallas…made 39 saves in a 4-3 SO win at Detroit (Dec. 13)…played in 100th career Oilers game at Colorado (Nov. 7)…stopped both penalty shots he faced during the season as he turned aside Jarome Iginla at 14:13 of 1st period in 3-1 win vs. Calgary (Oct. 5) & Rick Nash at 14:04 of 1st period in 3-1 win vs. Columbus (Nov. 26)…missed two games (Dec. 21-23) due to strep throat.

2006-07: Was 27-34-6 with a 2.75 GAA, .909 save pct. & 4 shutouts in 68 GP…among NHL leaders in games (6th), minutes (7th), shutouts (15th) & wins (17th)…established single-season career-highs in games, minutes played, wins and losses…his 68 games ranks 8th on the Oilers all-time single season list for goaltenders…won the Molson Cup…registered his 100th career NHL win in a 4-3 win at Colorado (Oct. 14)…the 27 wins surpassed his previous high of 23 set with Minnesota in 2002-03…registered four shutouts: vs. Washington (Oct. 28, 4-0, 19 saves), Vancouver (Dec. 4, 4-0, 36 saves), Dallas (Dec. 8, 2-0, 22 saves) & Columbus (Feb. 22, 4-0, 28 saves)…second among NHL goaltenders with three assists, one behind Marty Turco of Dallas… had back-to-back shutouts at Dallas (Dec. 8, 22 saves) & Vancouver (Dec. 4, 36 saves)…had career-high six-game winning streak (6-0-0; Nov. 10-24).

2005-06: Appeared in 43 games for Edmonton & Minnesota, compiling a 14-24-5 record with a 2.73 GAA, .908 save pct. & two shutouts…began the season with Minnesota & was 6-17-1 in 24 appearances with a 3.00 GAA… joined the Oilers on March 7,in a trade with Minnesota…appeared in 19 games with the Oilers and was 8-7-4 with one shutout, a 2.42 GAA and .905 save pct…played 19 consecutive complete games (Mar. 9-Apr. 13), falling one short of Oilers team record shared by Grant Fuhr (Dec. 22/87 to Feb. 3/88) & Bill Ranford (Oct. 6-Nov. 23/90)…made 20 saves to register first Oilers shutout in 4-0 win vs. Los Angeles (Mar. 30)… backstopped the Oilers to their 1st Stanley Cup Final appearance since 1990…was 12-5 with a 2.33 GAA, .927 save pct. & a shutout in 18 games…ranked among playoff leaders in games (2nd), wins (2nd), save pct. (2nd), shutouts (3rd) & GAA (5th)…his 12 wins were the 5th most in Oilers playoff history and were the most by an Edmonton goaltender since Bill Ranford won 16 games in 1990… earned his 1st Oilers playoff win in that game as he set a new team record for most saves in one game with 54, surpassing the previous mark of 53 held by Tommy Salo…registered 1st playoff shutout with Edmonton with 24 saves in Game 6 of CSF vs. San Jose (May 17)…had a seven-game winning streak from May 10-23…suffered a sprained right knee at the 14:06 mark of the 3rd period in Game 1 of the SCF at Carolina and was out of the lineup for the remainder of the post-season.

2004-05:  Was 20-10-4 with four shutouts and a 2.05 GAA for Lukko Aauma of the SM-Liiga in Finland...added two more shutouts in 9 playoff games with a 4-5 record & 2.11 GAA.

2003-04: Registered career-best & franchise records in GAA (1.88) & save pct. (.933) & tied career best with 5 shutouts for Minnesota…was 19-18-11 in 48 games…recorded NHLs best save pct. To earn the MBNA/Mastercard Roger Crozier Saving Grace Award…was 2nd in NHL with 1.88 GAA…made first NHL All-Star Game appearance…named Minnesota’s first recipient of NHL Defensive Player of the Week Award on Dec. 21.

2002-03: Played career-high 50 games & posted career-bests in wins (23), minutes played (2945)...ranked 2nd in NHL with a .927 save pct. & 3rd in GAA at 2.00…earned first playoff win in Minnesota history at Colorado (April 10).

2001-02: Made 45 appearances in first season with the Wild, posting a 14-20-7 record and 2.85 GAA…made career-high 53 saves in 5-3 win at Boston (Nov. 8)…made 36 saves to earn 0-0 SO in Minnesota debut in season opener at San Jose (Oct. 6).

2000-01: Backstopped Worcester IceCats to AHL regular season title…named to AHL First All-Star Team & won the Aldege “Baz” Bastien Memorial Award as the AHLs outstanding goaltender…was 32-15-5 with a 2.17 GAA & .929 save pct…led AHL goaltenders in GAA, save pct., wins, shutouts (6) & minutes played (3127)…was 6-5 with a 1.98 GAA & a shutout in 11 playoff games.

1999-00: Appeared in 14 games in 4th NHL season & 1st with Buffalo…went 1-7-3 with a 2.84 GAA…played in 100th career NHL game at Toronto (Jan. 3).

1998-99: Was 6-8-2 with a 2.77 GAA in 18 games with Buffalo…recorded 2nd career shutout with 15 saves vs. Vancouver (Feb. 28)…made Stanley Cup playoff debut and was 1-1 with a 4.32 in four games…made 28 saves in first ever post-season start in Game 1 of CF at Toronto (May 23).

1997-98: Finished 2nd NHL season with Calgary with a 2.99 GAA & a 11-16-8 record…had four assists in 39 games for the Flames.

1996-97: Made NHL debut with Calgary…was 9-14-3 with 2.89 GAA & a shutout in 31 games…earned a 3-3 OT tie at Dallas (Nov. 13) in first career game…made 22 saves to record first NHL shutout vs. Los Angeles (Nov. 28).

1995-96: Went 33-22-11 with a 2.83 GAA in 67 games for Saint John (AHL)…was 10-6 in 16 playoff games.

1994-95: Signed as a free agent by Calgary & spent first pro season with Saint John (AHL)…was 16-21-8 with a 3.42 GAA in 46 games during his pro debut…went 1-4 with a 2.61 GAA in five playoff games.

COLLEGE: Played four seasons with U of Massachusetts-Lowell (1990-94)…had a career record of 51-44-9 in 106 games & registered consecutive 20-win seasons during his junior and senior years…His senior season of 1993-94 saw him named the Hockey East Player of the Year and he was selected to NCAA East First All-American Team & Hockey East First All-Star Team as he recorded an NCAA leading 2.76 GAA.

INTERNATIONAL: Helped Canada win gold medal at 2007 IIHF World Championship in Moscow…was 4-0-0 with a 2.50 GAA & .911 save pct. in four starts.

FIRST NHL GAME: Nov. 13, 1996 vs. Dallas.  

FIRST NHL SHUTOUT: Nov. 28, 1996 vs. Los Angeles (22 saves).