Incoming Tiger freshman Gustav Olofsson was named to the United States Hockey League’s all-rookie team for this past season.
Here is the writeup for the Broomfield resident, who is projected as a second or third-round NHL draft pick on June 30.
Gustav Olofsson (D), Green Bay Gamblers
A native of Sweden, the defenseman played all but one of the 64 regular season games for Green Bay and collected 23 points (2g, 21a) while posting a plus-11 rating. He dished out two assists in the first game of the season on September 28th. His first USHL career goal was the game-winner in the 5-2 victory against Muskegon on November 23rd. Twice this season he finished a game with a plus-four rating. Olofsson is a top prospect for the upcoming 2013 NHL Draft and was selected by scouts to compete in the 2013 USHL/NHL Top Prospects Game. He is committed to Colorado College.