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Gustav Olofsson | Defenseman | #23

Team: Minnesota Wild
Age / DOB:  (22) / 12/1/1994
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 195
Drafted: 2013 / Rd. 2 (46) / MIN

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Gustav Olofsson has signed a two-year, $1.45 million deal with the Minnesota Wild.
Olofsson received a one-way deal, so he could earn a more permanent spot on the big club's roster next season. He contributed three assists in 13 contests with Minnesota last season, while dressing in 59 matches for Iowa of the AHL. Jun 26 - 5:13 PM

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The Minnesota Wild have sent Gustav Olofsson to the minors.

Olofsson has four assists in 13 games with Minnesota this season. He also has five goals and 22 points in 48 AHL contests.
Mar 24 - 11:11 AM

Gustav Olofsson (upper body) returned to action on Sunday.

The young blueliner took a minor penalty and played only 11:53. Olofsson has two points in 11 games with the Wild this season and should not be on anyone's radar at this time.
Mar 20 - 3:29 AM

Gustav Olofsson, who has been out of action since March 10th with an upper-body injury, skated on Saturday.

He had a few twirls around the ice after his Wild teammates practised. Olofsson could return to action some time next week, barring any setbacks.
Mar 19 - 11:13 AM

Gustav Olofsson (upper body) is slated to miss "multiple days," according to GM Chuck Fletcher.

Olofsson hasn't played since Mar. 9 because of an upper-body injury. It sounds like the rookie defender may be suffering from a concussion.
Mar 14 - 6:54 PM

Gustav Olofsson has been sidelined with an upper body injury.

He won't play Friday against Florida. The 22-yearr-old has posted two points in 10 games with Minnesota. He's however posted five goals and 22 points with 26 PIMs over 47 games in AHL Iowa.
Mar 10 - 7:10 PM

Gustav Olofsson was called up from the minors on Tuesday March 7.

Olofsson had two shots on goal in 10:50 minutes of ice time Tuesday night. He has two assists in nine games with Minnesota this season.
Mar 8 - 3:04 AM

Gustav Olofsson has been assigned to the minors.

Minnesota is off for their bye week, so Olofsson's demotion will save some cap space. He had two blocks and a minus-1 rating in 14:38 of ice time in Tuesday's 5-3 loss to Chicago. The 22-year-old defender has played eight games this season and could be back with the big club after the break.
Feb 22 - 11:45 AM

Gustav Olofsson picked up the first two points of his young career during Sunday's 6-3 win over the Red Wings.

Now through six career games, including four this year, the youngster has a pair of assists. Congratulations to the 22-year-old.
Feb 12 - 6:59 PM

Gustav Olofsson has been brought up by the Minnesota Wild.

He has suited up in one game with the big club this year. In the minors with Iowa, Olofsson has five goals and 21 points in 45 contests. The 22-year-old defender has three total matches of NHL experience under his belt so far.
Feb 8 - 1:16 PM

Gustav Olofsson and Zack Mitchell will be scratched against the Blues on Sunday.

Neither player has a point between them in 11 combined games, though Olofsson has managed only a single game. Unfortunately, neither has done anything to create much of any fantasy value.
Sun, Dec 11, 2016 04:35:00 PM

Gustav Olofsson will be scratched on Friday against the Flames.

The 22-year-old has yet to make a dent on the stat sheet through three NHL games. However he does have three goals and 12 points in 21 games for AHL Iowa.
Fri, Dec 2, 2016 07:54:00 PM

Gustav Olofsson will be in the lineup Tuesday after all.

Nate Prosser could be scratched after he was bag skated in the morning. Olofsson will be playing in his third career NHL game and his first of the 2016-17 season.
Tue, Nov 29, 2016 03:37:00 PM

Gustav Olofsson rejoined the Minnesota Wild on Sunday.

He practiced with the Wild on Monday, but is unlikely to play Tuesday night. Olofsson has registered 12 points in 21 games with AHL Iowa this year. He could make his NHL season debut soon.
Tue, Nov 29, 2016 12:07:00 PM

Gustav Olofsson suffered an MCL sprain last week during the Traverse City Prospects Tournament.

The team is hoping that the injury is mild. He is slated to have an MRI when he gets back to Minnesota. Olofsson appeared in 52 games for AHL Iowa last season and he has undergone season-ending shoulder surgery for the last two years. The 21-year-old defender is proving to be quite injury prone.
Tue, Sep 20, 2016 11:49:00 AM

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