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Gustav Olofsson | Defenseman

Team: Minnesota Wild
Age / DOB:  (19) / 12/1/1994
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 191
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Gustav Olofsson has signed a three-year, entry-level contract with the Minnesota Wild.
He will suit up for the Iowa Wild of the AHL on an amateur tryout to close out the year. "We're excited to get Gus under contract," assistant GM Brent Flahr said. "His performance this year at the World Junior Championship and at Colorado College exceeded our expectations and we're confident that he's ready for the next challenge in his young career. His skill set really excites us and we're looking forward to seeing him continue his development at the pro level." Olofsson was picked in the second round (46th overall) of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft. Mar 24 - 5:55 PM

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With their first pick in 2013, the 46th overall, the Wild selected defenseman Gustav Olofsson.

Oloffson, who was born in Sweden, played in the USHL in 2013 with Green Bay and registered 23 points in 63 games. He is a big, mobile and puck-moving rearguard who is likely a few years away from hitting the NHL.
Mon, Jul 1, 2013 12:47:00 PM

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