Tag Archives: Victor Olofsson

SABRES RETURN THREE TO ROCHESTER

BUFFALO, N.Y. (April 8, 2019) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has assigned forwards Alexander Nylander and Victor Olofsson, and defenseman Lawrence Pilut to the Rochester Americans (AHL).

Post-Game Report: 4/4 vs. Ottawa

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Senators
(29-46-6)
2 0 0 2 23
Sabres
(32-39-10)
1 2 2 5 40

Game Summary

Event Summary

 

Top Notes

  • The Sabres finished the season with 21 wins at home, marking their highest total since the 2011-12 season.
  • With his 217th goal as a Sabre, Jason Pominville passed Don Luce for sole possession of 10th-most goals in franchise history.
  • With three points (1+2) tonight, Jack Eichel became the first Sabre to record 80 points in a season since Derek Roy (81) and Pominville (80) both did so in 2007-08.
  • Eichel recorded seven points (1+6) in four games against Ottawa this season.
    • Eichel now has 19 points (5+14) in 13 career games against the Senators. It’s his best per-game output against any opponent.
  • Victor Olofsson (1+1) recorded his first career multi-point NHL game.
  • Sam Reinhart’s two-point night (1+1) gives him seven points (2+5) in his last six games against Ottawa.

 

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Senators
Daccord L .875 5.00
Sabres Hutton W .913 2.00

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Senators Daccord 0-1-0 .875 5.00
Sabres Hutton 18-25-5 .908 3.00

 

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Phil Housley

Sabres forward Jason Pominville

Sabres forward Jack Eichel

Sabres forward Victor Olofsson

Senators head coach Marc Crawford

Senators forward Jean-Gabriel Pageau

Senators forward Brady Tkachuk

Senators goaltender Joey Daccord

Post-Game Report: 3/28 vs. Detroit

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Red Wings
(29-38-10)
1 1 2 1 5 34
Sabres
(31-36-10)
0 2 2 0 4 39

Game Summary

Event Summary

 

Top Notes

  • Victor Olofsson, who made his NHL debut tonight, has become the 500th player ever to play for the Sabres in the regular season or playoffs.
  • Olofsson recorded his first career point with an assist on Jack Eichel’s third-period goal.
  • Eichel’s goal was the 100th of his NHL career. He now has nine points (4+5) in nine games against Detroit since the beginning of the 2016-17 season. In his career, he has tallied seven points (4+3) in seven games against the Red Wings on home ice.
  • With a goal and an assist tonight, Casey Mittelstadt has four points (2+2) in his last four games and four points (3+1) in four career games against the Red Wings.
  • With his tally tonight, Kyle Okposo now has a goal in each of his last two games against Detroit.

 

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Red Wings
Howard W .897 3.86
Sabres Ullmark O .853 4.82

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Red Wings
Howard 21-20-5 .908 3.04
Sabres Ullmark 14-13-5 .904 3.15

 

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Phil Housley

Sabres forward Jack Eichel

Sabres forward Casey Mittelstadt

Sabres forward Victor Olofsson

Red Wings head coach Jeff Blashill

Red wings forward Dylan Larkin

Red wings forward Tyler Bertuzzi

SABRES RECALL OLOFSSON

BUFFALO, N.Y. (March 27, 2019) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has recalled forward Victor Olofsson from the Rochester Americans (AHL).

Olofsson (5’11”, 181 lbs., 7/18/1995) joins the Sabres for his first career recall in the midst of a three-game point streak during which he has recorded seven points (3+4) with the Americans.

In his first season in North America, Olofsson has recorded a team-high 60 points (27+33) through 64 AHL games, leading all Rochester skaters in goals and assists. He is tied for the AHL lead with nine game-winning goals in 2018-19 and also ranks in the top 10 in the league in points (T-5th) and goals (T-10th).

Olofsson was selected by the Sabres in the seventh round (181st overall) of the 2014 NHL Draft. He signed a two-year contract with the team in April of 2018 after finishing his third full SHL season with career highs in both goals (27) and points (43) for Frölunda, leading all SHL players in both goals and power-play goals (14). The Ornskoldsvik, Sweden native totaled 60 goals in 200 career SHL games from 2013-14 to 2017-18, converting on 15 percent of his 400 shots in Sweden’s top professional league

SABRES SIGN VICTOR OLOFSSON

BUFFALO, N.Y. (April 24, 2018) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has signed forward Victor Olofsson to a two-year, entry-level contract.

Olofsson (5’11”, 173 lbs., 7/18/1995) recently completed his second season with Frölunda HC of the Swedish Hockey League, where he posted a career-best 43 points, including a league-high 27 goals in 50 regular-season games.

Selected by the Sabres in the seventh round (181st overall) of the 2014 NHL Draft, Olofsson has totaled 117 points (60+57) through parts of five SHL seasons with Frölunda and MODO Hockey. During his three full seasons in the league (2015-16 to 2017-18), the Örnsköldsvik, Sweden native has recorded 99 points (50+49) in 150 regular-season games.