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Top 25 Minnesota Wild players 25-years-old or younger; No. 21 Gustav Olofsson

Gustav Olofsson was the Minnesota Wild’s first selection in the 2013 draft. He is considered one of their best defense prospects, but injuries have stalled his development. For the first time in team history, the Minnesota Wild were without a first round draft pick in 2013. General manager Chuck Fletcher had traded it away along […] Top 25 Minnesota Wild players 25-years-old...
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19 days ago

Minnesota Wild: Gustav Olofsson is on The Rise

The Minnesota Wild are deep in defenders.  One of the big parts of that depth is young Swedish defenseman Gustav Olofsson, who looks to take his unique hybrid European and North American style of defense to Minnesota very soon. It is no secret that the Minnesota Wild have been flush with defensive talent in the […] Minnesota Wild: Gustav Olofsson is on The Rise - Gone Puck Wild...
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July 20, 2016

Minnesota Drafts Two Forwards and a Defenseman on Day 2 of the 2016 NHL Entry Draft

Gustav Olofsson during the third period at TD Garden on November 19, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. The Bruins defeat the Wild 4-2. While a lot of the focus of any draft is on what happens on the first day, it is often what happens on the 2nd day that can sometimes be more impactful.  The draft is full of examples of this.  Shea Weber, Jamie Benn, Patrice Bergeron, P.K. Subban...
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June 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Wild reassign Olofsson, Keranen

The Minnesota Wild reshuffled their active roster once again on Friday, this time sending forward Michael Keranen and defenseman Gustav Olofsson to their AHL affiliate, the Iowa Wild. Keranen made his NHL debut on Tuesday during the Wild's 4-3 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins, registering one hit in 6:09 of time. Olofsson saw more work, logging 10:41 of ice time with one shot on goal...
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November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Wild recall Bertschy, Olofsson from AHL

The Minnesota Wild on Thursday recalled forward Christoph Bertschy and defenseman Gustav Olofsson from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League, under emergency conditions. If Olofsson makes his NHL debut tonight at Carolina it would mark the first time a team has had three NHL debuts in three consecutive games since Anaheim had that happen in early 2013. That would also mark...
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November 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Wild D Oloffson turned pro with designs on NHL job

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- A whirlwind year left Gustav Olofsson with a big decision in March. For the 19 year-old, everything was falling into place. Olofsson had finished a successful run in the World Junior Championships for his native Sweden and capped his freshman season at Colorado College, all part of a big year for the defenseman which started when the Minnesota Wild made him a second...
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July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Wild prospect profile: Gustav Olofsson (video)

What the Minnesota Wild’s Iowa farm currently lacks in elite talent it makes up for with depth at every position. With the emergence of Charlie Coyle, Mikael Granlund and Erik Haula for the big club, Iowa has been restocked with prospects in order to continue feeding the pipeline to the NHL. One of those prospects is Gustav Olofsson. Born in Boras, Sweden, Olofsson was a 2nd...
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June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild sign second-round D Gustav Olofsson

Another young prospect for the Minnesota Wild is turning pro. Minnesota signed defenseman Gustav Olofsson, a 2013 second-round pick by the team, to a three-year, entry-level contract on Monday. Olofsson will report to the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League this week on an amateur tryout basis and his contract will begin with the 2014-15 season. Olofsson, 19, just finished his...
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March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

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