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Gulls Sign Kyle Olson to an ATO

Apr 8, 2019

The San Diego Gulls announced today that the American Hockey League (AHL) club has signed right wing Kyle Olson to an amateur tryout (ATO).

 

Olson, 20 (3/22/99), recorded 21-49=70 points with 112 penalty minutes (PIM) in 62 games this season with the Tri-City Americans of the Western Hockey League (WHL). Selected by the Anaheim Ducks in the fourth round (122nd overall) of the 2017 NHL Draft, Olson led Tri-City in assists, and ranked second in points and tied third in goals while he established career highs in goals, assists and points. The 6-0, 172-pound forward also scored 1-2=3 points in five WHL Playoffs games this season.

 

A native of Calgary, Alberta, Olson scored 48-107=155 with a +14 rating and 219 PIM in 189 career WHL games from 2015-19. He also added 4-6=10 points in 19 career WHL Playoff contests. Olson represented Canada at the 2017 U-18 World Championship (2-1=3 points in five games) and earned a silver medal at the 2015 Canada Winter Games (2-6=8 points in six games). 

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