SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has reassigned forward Tyler Graovac (pronounced GRAY-oh-vack) and defenseman Gustav Olofsson (pronounced GOO-stahv OH-lawf-suhn) to the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL).
Graovac, 23 (4/27/93), has registered six goals, 38 shots and 45 hits in 46 games with Minnesota this season. He has also notched four points (3-1=4) and 13 penalty minutes (PIM) in eight games with Iowa this season. The 6-foot-5, 212-pound native of Brampton, Ont., owns six goals in 51 career NHL contests with Minnesota and has tallied 91 points (42-49=91) in 184 AHL games with Iowa.
Olofsson, 22 (12/1/94), has collected two assists and 13 blocked shots in eight games with Minnesota this season. He registered his first career NHL points with two assists on Feb. 12 vs. Detroit. The 6-foot-3, 195-pound native of Boras, Sweden, has also recorded 21 points (5-16=21) in 45 games with Iowa this season. Olofsson owns two assists in 10 career NHL games with Minnesota and has collected 39 points (8-31=39) in 106 career AHL games.
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