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Dylan Olsen | Defenseman | #4

Team: Florida Panthers
Age / DOB:  (26) / 1/3/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 223
College: Minnesota-Duluth
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 1 (28) / CHI
Contract: view contract details

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Dylan Olsen can test the waters as an unrestricted free agent.
Florida didn't tender him a qualifying offer, so he is free to sign anywhere on July 1. Olsen has made just 124 NHL appearances in his career, including eight in 2015-16. Tue, Jun 28, 2016 10:14:00 AM

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Dylan Olsen has been returned to the minors.

The Panthers used Steven Kampfer on Tuesday and after he posted a plus-3 rating against Montreal he will remain in the lineup.
Thu, Mar 17, 2016 08:07:00 AM

Dylan Olsen has been called up by Florida on an emergency basis.

He has one assist in eight games with the Panthers this season and 12 points in 38 contests with the team's AHL affiliate, the Portland Pirates.
Tue, Mar 15, 2016 11:24:00 AM

The Florida Panthers have assigned Dylan Olsen to the AHL.

The 25-year-old has one assist and a minus-1 rating in eight NHL games this season. He was Chicago's first round pick in 2009.
Sat, Jan 23, 2016 03:07:00 PM

Dylan Olsen has been called up by Florida.

Willie Mitchell isn't expected to play this weekend and Erik Gudbranson is banged up, but should be able to play on Friday. Olsen was brought up as insurance with the Panthers set to play back-to-back games.
Fri, Jan 22, 2016 08:20:00 AM

Dylan Olsen has been sent to AHL Portland.

Olsen has an assist in eight games with Florida in 2015-16. He also has a goal and an assist in 10 AHL contests.
Mon, Dec 21, 2015 06:21:00 PM

Dylan Olsen has been summoned by the Florida Panthers on an emergency basis.

Olsen has a goal and an assist in 10 AHL games in 2015-16. He already had stints with the Panthers this season, but was largely kept as a depth defenseman.
Fri, Dec 11, 2015 01:15:00 PM

Dylan Olsen has been returned to the AHL to make room for Dmitry Kulikov, who was activated from the IR.

Olsen has seen just a trio of games with the Panthers this season, and 119 for his career since debuting with Chicago during the 2011-12 season. In that time, he has 21 points, 133 blocks, and 240 hits.
Fri, Dec 4, 2015 09:11:00 PM

Dylan Olsen and Logan Shaw will each be scratched against Columbus on Friday.

It's now December and the youngsters Olsen and Shaw have seen but seven games between them with no points to speak of. There may be latent talent, but if they can't get on the ice then it doesn't matter.
Fri, Dec 4, 2015 06:49:00 PM

In the wake of Alex Petrovic's foot injury, the Florida Panthers have recalled defenseman Dylan Olsen.

The 24-year-old Olsen is expected to play Sunday against the Red Wings. Olsen has seen 116 NHL games since being drafted 28th overall in 2009, but has not managed to solidify a role. In that time he has 21 points, 34 PIMs, 130 blocks, and 236 hits while averaging just 15 minutes per game.
Sun, Nov 29, 2015 12:18:00 PM

Dylan Olsen has been sent to the minors.

Olsen hasn't played with the Florida Panthers this season. He had two goals and eight points in 44 games with them in 2014-15.
Thu, Oct 29, 2015 12:34:00 PM

Dylan Olsen is expected to be pushed by prospects Mike Matheson and MacKenzie Weegar for a roster spot.

"There will be healthy competition for jobs and Dylan's got the ability," GM Dale Tallon said. "It's a matter of him getting in a proper frame of mind and [being] physically fit." Olsen struggled to hold his position on the Panthers last season, mostly because of costly turnovers. Tallon feels the 24-year-old defender has grown since then and he'll be better prepared to play in the NHL.
Fri, Aug 7, 2015 10:28:00 AM

Dylan Olsen (personal) hasn't reported to the minors yet.

According to the Panthers, he is back home tending to a "personal matter." He was assigned to AHL San Antonio after he cleared waivers on Jan. 30. Olsen has eight points in 44 games this campaign.
Mon, Feb 16, 2015 09:21:00 AM

Dylan Olsen cleared waivers on Friday and was assigned to San Antonio of the AHL.

Olsen, who was a nice surprise during the 2013-14 campaign, has reverted to mediocrity this season with eight points in 44 games. He has no fantasy value at this time.
Sat, Jan 31, 2015 10:42:00 AM

Dylan Olsen has been waived by Florida.

The 6-foot-2, 223-pound defender could attract some interest from other clubs. Olsen has eight points, 77 hits and 52 blocks in 44 games for the Panthers this year.
Thu, Jan 29, 2015 05:25:00 PM

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