Gustav Olofsson (D)
Drafted: Selected by Minnesota Wild in the second round (#46 overall) 2013 NHL Entry Draft.
On Mar. 24, the Minnesota Wild signed Olofsson to a three-year entry-level contract starting with the 2014-15 season. The Boras, Sweden native played one season at Colorado College (CC), scoring four goals and adding four assists for eight points in 30 games. Olofsson's season came to an end against North Dakota in the National Collegiate Hockey Conference quarterfinal round. In the three-game series, the 6-foot-4, 191-pound blueliner tallied an assist. He was also named to the NCHC Academic All-Conference Team.
Olofsson helped lead Sweden to a Silver Medal at the 2014 IIHF World Junior Championships in Malmo, Sweden. He ranked tied for second in scoring amongst defensemen in the tournament with five points (1-4=5), and earned a plus-5 rating. Before his freshman season at CC, Olofsson skated for the Green Bay Gamblers in the United States Hockey League (USHL) scoring 23 points (2-21=23) with a plus-11 rating in 63 games. He was named to the USHL All-Rookie Team and played in the USHL/NHL Top Prospects Game.