Hockey is one of the popular games of the world and Brian Rafalski is one of the popular players of the hockey. He is an American former ice hockey defenseman. Previously, he played in the NHL for New Jersey Devils and Detroit Red Wings. Before landing his steps at NHL, he played four seasons in European leagues. He played in a 5 Stanley Cup and won three times in his entire career (2000, 2001, 2003, 2008, and 2009). Internationally, he played for the United States men’s hockey team. He participated and performed in three Olympic ice hockey tournaments (2002, 2006, and 2010). Brian Rafalski was born as Brian Christopher Rafalski on 28th of September 1983 in Dearborn, Michigan, United States. He is an American. His ethnicity is white. His zodiac sign is Libra.
Brian Rafalski performed for the Madison Capitals of the United States Hockey League (USHL). During the 1990-91 season and in 47 games he has 23 points with 12 goals and 11 assists. He played four-year college hockey at the University of Wisconsin. In senior year, he scored 45 points in 43 games. He managed to win several awards that season which includes WCHA First All-Star Team, the NCAA West All-Star Team, and the WCHA Defenseman of the Year.
On May 7, 2009, the New Jersey Devils signed him as a free agent. He played with Devils from 1999 to 2007. On July 1, 2007, he agreed to a five-year contract in a total worth of $30 million with Detroit Red Wings.
In 2002, he represented USA team in 2002 Winter Olympics and U.S.A lost to the Canada in finals. He also participated and performed in 2004 World Cup of Hockey and 2006 Winter Olympics and 2010 Winter Olympics.
Brian Rafalski got tied in marital relation with Felicity. They together have three sons named Danny born in June 1997, Evan, born in October 2000, and Matthew born in June 2004. He received a degree in Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Currently, Brian Rafalski resides with his family in Verona, New Jersey.
Brian Rafalski is widely admired for his professional accomplishments. His career stats can be fruitful for the youngsters and one can walk into his footsteps to get success. He has 79 goals, 436 assists, and 515 pts in 833 matches (regular season). In playoffs, he has scored 29 goals, has a 71 assist and 100 points in 165 matches. Numerous awards and rewards have honored him. In 2014, he was inducted into the United States Hockey Hall of Fame. Until now, he has not been the part of controversey.
Brian Rafalski has gathered a huge amount of fan following. He has thousands of followers on social networking sites. His fans are largely growing on Instagram and Twitter. He has great career earnings. As of 2016, his net worth is around $45 million. Recent updates about his life and bio can be taken from Wiki.