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Gustav Olofsson | Defenseman | #23

Team: Minnesota Wild
Age / DOB:  (23) / 12/1/1994
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 195
Drafted: 2013 / Rd. 2 (46) / MIN
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The Minnesota Wild have announced that Gustav Olofsson will be scratched tonight vs. the Blues.
Olofsson has one point in 16 games so far this season. Zach Parise (back) and Jared Spurgeon (groin) will also miss the game. Dec 2 - 5:48 PM

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The Minnesota Wild have decided to scratch Gustav Olofsson tonight for their matchup with the Washington Capitals.

Olofsson has zero points in 11 games this season. We wouldn't expect him to have any fantasy value going forward.
Nov 18 - 7:08 PM

Gustav Olofsson will serve as a healthy scratch in Monday's game against the Boston Bruins.

Olofsson has no points and two penalty minutes in six games this season. Don't expect him to have any fantasy value going forward.
Source: NHL.com
Nov 6 - 6:56 PM

Gustav Olofsson will be a healthy scratch on Saturday night when the Minnesota Wild take on the Chicago Blackhawks.

Olofsson has no points in six games so far this season. He has three points in 21 career NHL games. He is joined in the Wild press box by the injured Landon Ferraro and Zach Parise.
Source: NHL.com
Nov 4 - 8:17 PM

Gustav Olofsson will be a healthy scratch for the Minnesota Wild on Saturday against the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Olofsson hasn't recorded a point in four games for the Wild. He'll sit in the press box as a healthy scratch while Zach Parise and Landon Ferraro will both miss another game due to injury.
Source: NHL.com
Oct 28 - 8:14 PM

Gustav Olofsson will be a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against the Islanders.

Olofsson hasn't recorded a point in four games this season. Zach Parise and Landon Ferraro will miss the game due to injury.
Source: NHL.com
Oct 26 - 7:58 PM

Gustav Olofsson will be a healthy scratch in Tuesday's game against the Vancouver Canucks.

Olofsson has no points in four games this season. Zach Parise and Landon Ferraro will miss tonight's game due to injury.
Source: NHL.com
Oct 24 - 7:58 PM

Gustav Olofsson will be a healthy scratch in Friday's game against the Winnipeg Jets.

Olofsson has skated in three NHL games this season. He has no points and two shots on goal in 2017-18. Zach Parise and Mikael Granlund are both out with injuries.
Oct 20 - 7:58 PM

The Minnesota Wild have announced Gustav Olofsson as their only healthy scratch tonight against the Detroit Red Wings.

Olofsson played in 13 games with the Wild last season, picking up three assists. He should not be owned in any fantasy leagues.
Oct 5 - 7:31 PM

Gustav Olofsson would have to be placed on waivers to be assigned to Iowa of the AHL.

That could give him the inside track on a roster spot over Mike Reilly, who doesn't need to clear waivers be assigned to the minors. Both defenders are competing for a third-pairing spot alongside Kyle Quincey.
Sep 18 - 1:26 PM

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

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.
Source: NHL.com
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

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Eric Staal
2Mikko Koivu
3Charlie Coyle
4Joel Eriksson Ek
5Matt Cullen
LW1Mikael Granlund
2Jason Zucker
3Marcus Foligno
4Daniel Winnik
5Zach Parise
RW1Nino Niederreiter
2Tyler Ennis
3Chris Stewart
4Zack Mitchell
D1Ryan Suter
2Jared Spurgeon
3Matt Dumba
4Jonas Brodin
5Gustav Olofsson
6Ryan Murphy
7Nate Prosser
8Mike Reilly
G1Devan Dubnyk
2Alex Stalock