Benn Olson (D)
|Birth place:||Port McNeill, BC|
Acquired: Signed a one-year, one-way (AHL) contract with the Sound Tigers on June 30, 2011. Last Season: Joined the Sound Tigers late in the season on a PTO and recorded three assists 83 penalty minutes in 17 games playedï¿½ Spent the majority of the season with the Cincinnati Cyclones (ECHL), notched one goal and three assists in 43 games as well as 154 penalty minutesï¿½ Appeared in one game with the Milwaukee Admirals (AHL). 2009-10: Split time with the Albany River Rats (AHL) and the Florida Everblades ECHL)... Recorded no points and 21 penalty minutes in nine games with Albanyï¿½ Racked up 168 PIMs in addition to nine assists in 50 games with Florida. 2008-09: Made his professional debut and played the majority of the season with the Albany River Rats of the AHLï¿½ Recorded four assists and 140 penalty minutes in 36 gamesï¿½ Also dressed in five games with the Florida Everblades of the ECHL. 2007-08: Played his final season of juniors with Seattle, notching career highs in games played (71), assists (12) and penalty minutes (266). 2006-07: Potted two goals and added eight assists in 66 games with Seattle as well as 181 penalty minutes. 2005-06: Played the majority of the season with Seattle, continuing to establish himself as a physical presence on the ice with seven points (one goal, six assists) and 197 penalty minutes with the Thunderbirds after dressing in three games with Kamloops. 2004-05: Started his junior career with the Kamloops Blazers of the WHL, recording no points and 96 PIMs in 46 games.
2008-09: Completed his first professional season with Albany (AHL), totaling 4 assists and ranking second on the team with 140 penalty minutes in 36 gamesâ€¦ Also skated in five games with the Florida Everblades (ECHL)â€¦ Made his professional hockey debut with the River Rats at BRI (10/18)â€¦ Recorded his first career Pro fighting major against Justin Soryal at HAR (11/1)â€¦ Tallied his first career Pro point with an assist vs. PRO (11/8)â€¦ Suffered an injury at BNG (11/27) and missed 18 straight gamesâ€¦ Cleared for full contact on 1/9/09, but was a healthy scratch in nine consecutive gamesâ€¦ Loaned to the Florida Everblades (ECHL) on 1/29/09â€¦ Made his ECHL debut with Florida at South Carolina (1/30)â€¦ Recalled to Albany (AHL) on 2/9/09 after playing in five games with the Everblades and recording 14 penalty minutesâ€¦ Returned to Albanyâ€™s lineup for the first time since 11/27/08 and had 14 penalty minutes at POR (2/10)â€¦ Recorded his second assist of the season at BRI (2/25)â€¦ Posted 12 penalty minutes, including two fighting majors, at SYR (2/28)â€¦ Tallied one assist vs. BRI (3/31)â€¦ Had 17 penalty minutes vs. WOR (4/3)â€¦ Posted his 4th assist of the season and added 15 PIMs vs/ BNG (4/11).
Career Notes: Attended Carolinaâ€™s 2008 training camp on a free agent tryout... Signed a one year AHL standard players contract on 9/10/09.
Juniors: Played four years of Junior hockey in the WHL (2004-2008), splitting between the Kamloops Blazers and the Seattle Thunderbirdsâ€¦Played in 244 career WHL games, scored 29 career points and recorded 746 career PIMs.
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|Regular Season Stats|
|2011-12 Regular Season||Houston Aeros||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0.000|
|2011-12 Regular Season||Bridgeport Sound Tigers||17||1||0||1||3||6||74||0||0||0||0.000|
|2010-11 Regular Season||Bridgeport Sound Tigers||17||0||3||3||-3||3||78||0||0||0||0.000|
|2010-11 Regular Season||Milwaukee Admirals||1||0||0||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0.000|
|2009-10 Regular Season||Albany River Rats||9||0||0||0||1||1||21||0||0||0||0.000|
|2008-09 Regular Season||Albany River Rats||36||0||4||4||2||10||140||0||0||0||0.000|