January 3, 1991|
Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.
|Height||6 ft 2 in (188 cm)|
|Weight||223 lb (101 kg; 15 st 13 lb)|
South Carolina Stingrays|
28th overall, 2009|
He was drafted with the 28th overall pick by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft. He began his hockey career when he was drafted by the Medicine Hat Tigers in the 2006 WHL Bantam Draft. He instead played for the Camrose Kodiaks of the AJHL for three seasons before he left to play college hockey. He played college hockey at the University of Minnesota Duluth with the Bulldogs.
After he finished his college hockey career, he played for the Chicago Blackhawks' AHL farm team, the Rockford IceHogs for 2 seasons. On November 14, 2013, the Blackhawks traded Olsen along with Jimmy Hayes to the Florida Panthers for Kris Versteeg and Philippe Lefebvre.
References[change | change source]
- "Versteeg returns to Blackhawks in trade from Panthers". NHL. Retrieved 2014-03-06.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Biographical information and career statistics from NHL.com, or Eliteprospects.com, or Hockey-Reference.com, or The Internet Hockey Database