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23 Gustav Olofsson D

Montreal Canadiens

Fantasy Stats
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Latest News
  • Canadiens' Gustav Olofsson: Out six months

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (10/29/18) Olofsson (shoulder) had surgery and will miss six months, Arpon Basu of The Athletic reports.

    Olofsson is down in the minors with AHL Laval, but he's a fringe player who could have gotten called up in a pinch during the year. However, if this timeline is correct, he's out for the rest of the regular season, which means that will not be happening.

    Canadiens' Gustav Olofsson: Traded to Montreal

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (10/3/18) The Wild traded Olofsson to the Canadiens in exchange for Will Bitten on Wednesday.

    Olofsson was unable to carve out a consistent role with the Wild during his first three years in the organization, totaling 11 assists in 56 appearances, so the Canadiens will hope a change of scenery will help the 2013 second-round pick reach his potential. Olofsson will report to Montreal's minor-league affiliate for the start of the campaign, but he'll likely split time between the NHL and AHL this season.

    Wild's Gustav Olofsson: Waived by team

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (10/2/18) Olofsson (shoulder) was placed on waivers by the Wild on Tuesday.

    Per NHL rules, Olofsson would have required medical clearance before hitting the waiver wire, so he should be healthy and ready to go for AHL Iowa. The defenseman should be able to earn some NHL action this season, but figures to spend the bulk of the year in the minors.

    Wild's Gustav Olofsson: Staying positive through rehab

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (9/29/18) Olofsson (shoulder) has no timeline for his return, but he's still determined to start the season in the NHL, Sarah McLellan of the Star Tribune reports.

    Olofsson was injured early in the preseason when he was hit by young sniper Patrik Laine of the Jets, though the defenseman has maintained a positive attitude through his recovery, as he believes he can still claim a roster at the top level. "It's definitely my goal," he said. "I think it depends on [a] numbers game and how guys perform. But I'll be ready. I'll set myself up for every opportunity that we have. I just want to help the team win whenever that presents itself." Oloffson had eight assists representing his point total through 41 NHL contests in 2017-18.

    Wild's Gustav Olofsson: Sustains shoulder injury

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (9/19/18) Olofsson suffered a shoulder injury in Monday's preseason clash with Winnipeg, Michael Russo of The Athletic reports.

    Olofsson is among a crowded field of defenders competing for a spot on the 23-man roster and this injury could land him in the minors for the start of the season. Even if the Swede is with AHL Iowa on Opening Night, he should still be on the short list of potential call-ups throughout the season.

 
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CAREER STATS
SEASONTeamGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTFWFL
2015-16Minnesota20000000000
2016-17Minnesota13033-1000000
2017-18Minnesota410880000000
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MORE CAREER STATS
SEASONTeamSS%TOISHIFTSPPTOISHTOIPIMMJRMSCMNR
2015-16Minnesota10.018:23270:000:390000
2016-17Minnesota70.0175:162218:240:472001
2017-18Minnesota220.0523:446832:3611:0514007
300.0717:2393111:0012:3116008
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-3/195
Birthdate:
12/1/1994
Age:
24
Hometown:
Boras, Sweden
Team:
Montreal Canadiens
School:

NHL Experience: