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Kraken's Gustav Olofsson: Returns to AHL
Olofsson was sent to AHL Coachella Valley on Friday.
Olofsson's demotion freed up a roster spot for the Kraken, who also activated Philipp Grubauer (lower body) off the injured reserve list. Olofsson had a plus-1 rating and two shots in 10:14 of ice time in Sunday's 3-2 overtime loss to Winnipeg. That was the 27-year-old defenseman's first game in the NHL since the 2019-20 campaign.... See More ... See Less
Kraken's Gustav Olofsson: Joins big club
Olofsson was called up from AHL Coachella Valley on Thursday.
Jamie Oleksiak (lower body) went on injured reserve in a corresponding move. Olofsson will likely serve as defensive depth while with the big club. He has four assists through eight games with the Firebirds.... See More ... See Less
Kraken's Gustav Olofsson: Waived by Kraken
Olofsson was placed on waivers Sunday, per CapFriendly.
Olofsson has 11 points in 59 career NHL games, but he hasn't appeared at the top level since the 2018-19 season. Expect him to spend most of the 2022-23 campaign in the minors once again.... See More ... See Less
Kraken's Gustav Olofsson: Pens new deal with Seattle
Olofsson signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Kraken on Thursday, per PuckPedia.
Olofsson didn't get into a game with the Kraken in 2021-22. He logged nine points in 41 games with AHL Charlotte, and he'll likely be in line to continue in the bus league with AHL Coachella Valley next season.... See More ... See Less
Kraken's Gustav Olofsson: Placed on waivers
Olofsson was waived by the Kraken on Saturday, Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports reports.
The 26-year-old is a veteran of 59 NHL games across parts of four seasons. Olofsson should serve as organizational defensive depth for the Kraken if he passes through waivers unclaimed.... See More ... See Less
Kraken's Gustav Olofsson: Signs one-year deal
Olofsson inked a one-year, two-way contract with Seattle on Wednesday.
Olofsson failed to crack the Canadiens roster last season, instead spending the entire year down in the minors with AHL Laval. With the Rocket, the 26-year-old Swede tallied one goal and 11 helpers in 24 appearances. The 2013 second-round pick figures to remain a fringe roster player for the Kraken as well and is unlikely to offer much in the way of a fantasy impact.... See More ... See Less
Canadiens' Gustav Olofsson: Assigned to AHL Laval
Olofsson was assigned to AHL Laval on Saturday.
Olofsson hasn't played in two weeks while on the Canadiens' taxi squad. This move will allow him to play in Laval's game Sunday versus AHL Stockton.... See More ... See Less
Canadiens' Gustav Olofsson: Leaps to taxi squad
Olofsson was recalled from AHL Laval to the taxi squad Wednesday, per CapFriendly.
Olofsson will add depth on the blue line because Ben Chiarot (hand) is out. The 26-year-old Olofsson has played just three NHL games since the 2017-18 season. He's provided five points over 10 AHL games this year.... See More ... See Less
Canadiens' Gustav Olofsson: Clears waivers
Olofsson cleared waivers Monday, Stu Cowan of the Montreal Gazette reports.
Olofsson can now be assigned to AHL Laval or to Montreal's taxi squad.... See More ... See Less
Canadiens' Gustav Olofsson: Exposed to waivers
The Canadiens placed Olofsson on waivers Sunday, Matt Cudzinowski of the Canadiens' official site reports.
Olofsson now becomes a candidate for Montreal's taxi squad if he goes unclaimed. The 26-year-old blueliner, who appeared in three games for the Canadiens last season, had one goal and 15 assists while finishing at plus-7 over 57 games for AHL Laval in 2019-20.... See More ... See Less
Canadiens' Gustav Olofsson: Returns to practice
Olofsson (undisclosed) is on the ice for Saturday's practice, Eric Engels of Sportsnet.ca reports.
Olofsson missed the Canadiens' last two practices with an undisclosed issue. The 26-year-old blueliner only appeared in three games with the big club last campaign, so he'll likely either end up on Montreal's taxi squad or in the minors to start the 2020-21 season.... See More ... See Less
Canadiens' Gustav Olofsson: Won't practice Thursday
Olofsson (undisclosed) has been deemed unfit to participate in Thursday's practice, Eric Engels of Sportsnet.ca reports.
Olofsson only appeared in three games with the Canadiens last season and is nothing more than organizational depth at this stage in his career, so there's no reason for fantasy managers to monitor his status.... See More ... See Less
Canadiens' Gustav Olofsson: On camp roster
Olofsson will take part in Phase 3 training camp with the Habs.
Olofsson spent the bulk of the season with AHL Laval, for which he notched one goal and 15 helpers in 57 appearances. Selected by Montreal in the second round of the 2013 NHL Draft, the 25-year-old Swede should be in the mix for a roster spot heading into the 2020-21 campaign but may need to continue logging time in the minors.... See More ... See Less
Canadiens' Gustav Olofsson: Lands one-year extension
Olofsson agreed to terms on a one-year, two-way contract extension with Montreal on Wednesday.
After playing in 41 games for the Wild back in 2017-18, Olofsson only managed to break into three games this season for Montreal in which he averaged a paltry 8:06 of ice time. If the organization allows pending UFA Christian Folin to walk in the offseason, it could open the door for Olofsson to compete for a roster spot ahead of the 2020-21 campaign.... See More ... See Less
Canadiens' Gustav Olofsson: Shipped down to minors
Olofsson was reassigned to AHL Laval on Wednesday.
Olofsson averaged a mere 8:06 of ice time in three games with the Habs, so it shouldn't come as a surprise to see him headed back to the minors, where he should log big minutes for the Rocket against AHL Cleveland on Wednesday. With Victor Mete (ankle) still on the shelf, Olofsson figures to be recalled ahead of the Habs' clash with Colorado on Thursday.... See More ... See Less
Canadiens' Gustav Olofsson: Makes Habs debut Saturday
Olofsson made his Montreal debut Saturday, recording one shot and three blocked shots while finishing minus-2 over 11:16 of ice time in a 4-3 overtime loss to the Flyers.
Olofsson is a recent call-up from AHL Laval to help out a beleaguered blue line, which suffered an injury Saturday when Victor Mete (lower body) was forced to leave the game. Olofsson will remain with the Canadiens for now but will likely serve as part of the third defensive pairing or as a spare part. The 6-foot-3, 200-pound Olofsson played 56 games over three seasons with the Wild, posting 0-11-11 totals.... See More ... See Less
Canadiens' Gustav Olofsson: Called up by Habs
Olofsson was recalled from AHL Laval on Friday.
The Canadiens placed Paul Byron on injured reserve in a corresponding move. It remains to be seen whether Olofsson will crack the lineup or simply serves as roster depth. Given the recent poor play of the defense, it would not be surprising to see Olofsson given a shot to play in one of the two games this weekend.... See More ... See Less
Canadiens' Gustav Olofsson: Waived for reassignment
Olofsson (upper body) was designated for waivers Thursday in order to move him down to the minors.
Olofsson's upper-body issue originally saw him placed on non-roster injured reserve to start the season, but it appears the blueliner is now healthy enough to be sent down to AHL Laval. Given the Habs' defensive depth, the Swede will be hard pressed to break into an NHL game this year.... See More ... See Less
Canadiens' Gustav Olofsson: Out indefinitely
Olofsson is considered out indefinitely with an upper-body injury that he suffered prior to training camp, Eric Engels of Sportsnet.ca reports.
A shoulder problem plagued Olofsson last year, though this appears to be a separate issue. The Swedish blueliner's injury will all but guarantee that he starts the year in the minors with AHL Laval, though he could earn a call-up later in the season.... See More ... See Less
Canadiens' Gustav Olofsson: Secures one-year deal
Olofsson (shoulder) signed a one-year, two-way contract with Montreal on Friday.
Olofsson was limited to just two games with AHL Laval last season due to a shoulder injury. The 24-year-old logged a total of 56 NHL games with the Wild over three seasons, notching 11 assists and 16 PIM during that span. The Swede will get a look during training camp, but he'll almost certainly begin the 2019-20 campaign in the minors.... See More ... See Less
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