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Gustav Olofsson

Gustav Olofsson  #23

Minnesota Wild  Defenseman
NUMBER: 23 BIRTHDATE: December 1, 1994  (AGE 20)
HEIGHT: 6' 3" BIRTHPLACE: Boras, Sweden
WEIGHT: 197 DRAFTED: MIN / 2013 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 2nd   (46th overall)    Prospect Bio
2015-16 HIGHLIGHTS *Skated 10:41 and attempted 4 shots in NHL debut at BOS (11/19) *Tallied 3 assists in 17 games with Iowa (AHL) CAREER HIGHLIGHTS *Owns four points (1-3=4) and 37 shots on goal in 26 career AHL games with Iowa *Suffered season ending injury in Iowa's first game last season *Tallied five points (1-4=5) to help Sweden claim a silver medal at the 2014 World Junior Championship *Collected eight points (4-4=8) in 30 games in freshman season at Colorado College (2013-14) PERSONAL *Moved to the U.S. in first grade and has lived in Colorado and California *Soccer is his favorite sport to watch and play; a fan of FC Bayern Munich *During the Wild s inaugural 2000-01 season: Was in kindergarten in Sweden
USHL All-Rookie Team (2013)
Quote of the Day

It seems like I'm kind of making it a little difficult on myself here the last two games.

— Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane after tying the record for longest point streak by an American-born player with an assist on Duncan Keith's goal with 26.6 seconds left against the Anaheim Ducks Friday
World Cup of Hockey 2016