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Fantasy Summary

If you’re looking for points, it’s unlikely he’ll be appearing on the scoresheet, but he appears to be a reliable stay-at-home bottom-pair player.


Observations

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February 2022- Olofsson has provided a goal and four assists for the Charlotte Checkers across 29 AHL games thus far this season. He is unlikely to be a factor in the Kraken’s immediate NHL plans. Alex Wyatt

October 2021 – Olofsson was waived and sent down to the minors. He is not likely to factor into Seattle’s long term professional plans. Alex Wyatt

January 2021 – Olofsson was sent down to the AHL to start the 2021 NHL season. He will look to be a leader on the Laval Rocket. Pablo Ruiz

October 2018 – Olofsson has been traded to the Montreal Canadiens for forward Will Bitten. Tyler Matson

October 2018 – Olofsson was waived by Minnesota October second, becoming one of the last cuts. Gustav suffered a shoulder injury in Minnesota’s first preseason game courtesy of a Patrick Laine hit putting him behind the ball on earning a roster spot. Olofsson is no stranger to injury as he has had four shoulder surgeries and a knee injury in the past. Gustav is officially a band-aid boy at this point. He should spend the majority of his time in the AHL this season with a few callups sprinkled in. If he’s not in Iowa, odds are he’ll be a press box jockey in Minnesota due to the Wild’s back end depth. Gustav continues to be a low ceiling, low floor, bottom-six defender with major injury concerns.  Tyler Matson

April 2018 – Olofsson managed to crack the NHL roster, but with just 8 assists in