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Benn Olson (D)

Houston Aeros

Name: Benn Olson
Number: 2
Position: D
Shoots: L
Height: 6-4
Weight: 215
Birthdate: 1987-04-29
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 played� 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 minutes� 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 Albany� 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 AHL� Recorded four assists and 140 penalty minutes in 36 games� 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 games… Also skated in five games with the Florida Everblades (ECHL)… Made his professional hockey debut with the River Rats at BRI (10/18)… Recorded his first career Pro fighting major against Justin Soryal at HAR (11/1)… Tallied his first career Pro point with an assist vs. PRO (11/8)… Suffered an injury at BNG (11/27) and missed 18 straight games… Cleared for full contact on 1/9/09, but was a healthy scratch in nine consecutive games… Loaned to the Florida Everblades (ECHL) on 1/29/09… Made his ECHL debut with Florida at South Carolina (1/30)… Recalled to Albany (AHL) on 2/9/09 after playing in five games with the Everblades and recording 14 penalty minutes… Returned to Albany’s lineup for the first time since 11/27/08 and had 14 penalty minutes at POR (2/10)… Recorded his second assist of the season at BRI (2/25)… Posted 12 penalty minutes, including two fighting majors, at SYR (2/28)… Tallied one assist vs. BRI (3/31)… Had 17 penalty minutes vs. WOR (4/3)… Posted his 4th assist of the season and added 15 PIMs vs/ BNG (4/11).

Career Notes: Attended Carolina’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 Thunderbirds…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