Brian Rafalski

Detroit Red Wings #28 - Defenseman

  • Born: 09/28/73
  • Age: 48
  • Height: 5-10
  • Weight: 194

Midweek Musings - Favorite Non-Football Sport


There’s a lot of sport out there, what’s your (second) favorite?

Do the Hurricanes have a playoff rival?: A case for the New Jersey Devils


The Hurricanes have qualified for the post-season only six times in team history and there is one team that they have faced off against more than anyone else. With four series against, can the New...

Looking Back on the New Jersey Devils Hat Tricks Against the New York Rangers


In today’s post about the Devils - Rangers rivalry, we will take a look back on all of the hat tricks completed by Devils players.

Notable New Jersey Devils Deals in History: The Jason Arnott Trade (1998)


Jason Arnott, a player who the Devils traded for twice, is a name synonymous with the good ol’ days of success and grittiness

Notable New Jersey Devils Deals in History: The Alexander Mogilny Trade


Alexander Mogilny’s first stint with the New Jersey Devils included back-to-back Stanley Cup Finals appearances and one championship. His time with the Devils was short in the grand scheme of his...

Notable New Jersey Devils Deals in History: The Claude Lemieux Trades


Claude Lemieux played a role in the first two Stanley Cups in New Jersey Devils history and he was one of the few players Lou Lamoriello traded for twice. Read up on the history of the two deals...

Blackhawks’ Steve Larmer named best No. 28 in NHL history

Larmer had 11 of the 19 first-place votes by an panel.

What If Mike Van Ryn Wanted to Sign with the New Jersey Devils?


Mike Van Ryn was drafted by the New Jersey Devils in 1998. He wanted to be a free agent and he did so through a loophole in free agency and a winning arbitration case. This post goes over that and...

Are the 2008/09 Red Wings the True Greatest Team to Never Win the Cup in Team History?


Was this team chasing back to back Cups better than the pre-dynasty squad?

Marco Rossi: 2020 NHL Draft Prospect Profile; The Awesome Austrian Ace


Marco Rossi was arguably the best player on arguably the best team in the Ontario Hockey League, the Ottawa 67’s. This 2020 draft prospect profile goes over what Rossi is all about and finds he...

Sami Vatanen: The Best Finnish New Jersey Devils Player So Far?


Sami Vatanen, who is now with the Carolina Hurricanes, played a lot for the New Jersey Devils in the last 3 seasons. Was it enough to be the best Finnish-born Devils player in franchise history?...

Same Old Story as New Jersey Devils Fall in OT to Dallas, 2-3


Defensive miscues have cost the New Jersey Devils dearly in the 2019-20 season and they cost the Devils in a 2-3 overtime loss to the Dallas Stars. Worse, this happened as the team honored one of...