Rollie the Goalie

ROBIN BROWNLEE -- Edmonton Sun

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VITALS: Name: Dwayne Roloson: Age: 36: Born: Oct. 12, 1969, Simcoe, Ont.

Contract: Salary for 2005-06 is $1.672 million. Becomes an unrestricted free agent July 1.

RESUME

Has played 269 career NHL games in eight seasons with Minnesota, Buffalo and Calgary, including the last four with the Wild . . . Recorded Minnesota franchise highs with a 1.88 GAA, an NHL-best .933 saves-percentage and five shutouts during the 2003-04 season ... Named to the Western Conference all-star team in 2004 ... Played a career-high 50 games with the Wild in 2002-03, going 23-16-8 with a 2.00 goals-against average, a .927 saves-percentage and four shutouts ... Made NHL debut with Calgary during the 1996-97 season, appearing in 31 games with an 11-16-8 record and 2.89 GAA ... Has played 15 career playoff games with Buffalo and Minnesota, going 6-7 with a 2.92 GAA, reaching the Stanley Cup final with Buffalo in 1999 ... Was named to the AHL's first all-star team and awarded the Baz Bastien Memorial Trophy as top goaltender in 2001 ... Played four seasons with U-Mass Lowell in Hockey East and was named Hockey East player of the year, an NCAA all-star and first team all-star in 1994.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS

- Signed as a free agent by Calgary July 4, 1994.

- Signed as a free agent by Buffalo July 15, 1998.

- Claimed by Columbus from Buffalo in the Expansion Draft June 23, 2000.

- Signed as a free agent by St. Louis July 14, 2000.

- Signed as a free agent by Minnesota July 2, 2001.

- Signed as a free agent by Lukko (Finland) Oct. 18, 2004.

- Traded to Edmonton for a first-round draft choice in 2006 and a conditional draft pick March 8, 2006.


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