GUSTAV OLOFSSON NEWS

Wild cut training camp roster to 27

The Minnesota Wild have one preseason game left to sort out their opening-day roster but they narrowed down the choices on Friday. Minnesota assigned forwards Tyler Graovac, Michael Keranen, Zack Phillips and Joel Rechlicz, and defensemen Jon Blum, Justin Falk and Gustav Olofsson to the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League. The Wild also placed forwards Curt Gogol and Brett Sutter...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild's Dumba trying to break through for full-time NHL job

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Talk to Matt Dumba for any amount of time and his love for the game of hockey and his lifelong dream of playing in the NHL is very apparent. So is the raw emotion of coming so close yet being told to be patient. The look on Dumba's face as he speaks about going back to play junior hockey last year is almost pained, his voice filled with the disappointment of...
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July 11, 2014  |  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 Development Camp Roster (College Hockey Connections)

#482705993 / gettyimages.comThe Minnesota Wild are holding their development camp on July 9-14. There will be a scrimmage on the 14th of July. 2014 MINNESOTA WILD DEVELOPMENT CAMP ROSTER FORWARDS (College Hockey Connections)40 Tyler Sheehy 5-10 185 Right 11/20/95 Burnsville, Minnesota Waterloo USHL  41 Alex Iafallo 6-0 176 Left 12/21/93 Eden, New York U. Minn. Duluth NCHC 43 Mario...
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July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild select big F Alex Tuch in first round of draft

Chuck Fletcher, the Minnesota Wild general manager, stayed true to his word. Heading into Friday's NHL Draft, Fletcher said the team would be open to moving around in the draft but if Minnesota kept its 18th overall pick, Fletcher was likely to go forward in a forward-heavy draft. Reports said Fletcher had a lot of talks with his fellow general managers prior to the draft, but...
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June 27, 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

2014 NCAA Early Departures

Jaycob Megna, defense, UNO, junior, Anaheim Ducks (NHL) Josh Manson, defense, NE, junior, Anaheim Ducks (NHL)Ryan Faragher, goalie, SCSU, junior, Anaheim Ducks (NHL)Nic Kerdiles, forward, UW, sophomore, Anaheim Ducks (NHL) Gustav Olofsson, defense, C.C., freshman, Minnesota Wild (NHL)Kevin Czuczman, defense, LSSU, junior, NY Islanders (NHL) Caleb Herbert, forward, UMD, junior, Washington...
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April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild add to stable of young players with college free-agent D Folin

The NHL Draft is months away, but the Minnesota Wild continue to add young talent. Minnesota signed defenseman Christian Folin, a college free agent from the University of Massachusetts-Lowell, to a two-year, entry-level contract. Folin, 23, was considered by many as the top undrafted college free agent available. Folin (6-foot-3 and 215 pounds) had four goals and 16 assists in 41...
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April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild add to stable of young players, add college free-agent D Folin

The NHL Draft is months away, but the Minnesota Wild continue to add young talent. Minnesota signed defenseman Christian Folin, a college free agent from the University of Massachusetts-Lowell, to a two-year, entry-level contract. Folin, 23, was considered by many as the top undrafted college free agent available. Folin (6-foot-3 and 215 pounds) had four goals and 16 assists in 41...
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April 01, 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

Eric Classen's Photo goes Viral on the Internet

Hi @drakecaggiula. pic.twitter.com/l8YZEZ8WqG— Eric Classen (@eric_classen) March 1, 2014If you're one of the five people that hasn't seen the picture yet. Here's the photo that Eric Classen of UND's "Through These Doors" took last night during the UND and SCSU game. The picture in question has gone viral on the Internet. Related articlesUND Hockey: Conference...
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March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

UND Hockey: This week's Inside the NCHC (Video)

The NCHC does a good job promoting their member schools. This is a really nice video. Enjoy.Related articlesNCHC Hockey: Colorado College Defenseman Gustav Olofsson not Bolting for the WHL (thehockeywriters.com)NCHC Hockey: No Second Thoughts or Regrets (thehockeywriters.com)NCAA Hockey: Current NCHC Television Deal is Unacceptable (thehockeywriters.com)
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

UND Hockey: Zach Yon commits to UND.

On the recruiting front, Roseau forward Zach Yon has committed to UND. It looks like he's a 2015-16 freshman. As soon as we find out, I will let you know.Excited to announce that I have committed to the University of North Dakota. Thanks to everyone who's helped me along the way— Zach Yon (@Zach_Yon16) February 5, 2014Related articlesUND Hockey: Adam Tambellini Leaves UND...
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February 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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