Saturday, August 8, 2009

Olsson traded to Baie-Comeau

Press Release

BOUCHERVILLE, Friday, August 7, 2009 – The P.E.I. Rocket and the Baie-Comeau Drakkar pulled the trigger on a trade early this afternoon.

The Drakkar acquired left-winger Simon Olsson (89-11-06) from the Rocket for a fifth round pick in the 2010 Quebec Major Junior Hockey League Entry Draft.

Olsson, a native of Gothenburg, Sweden, was the fourteenth player chosen in the 2008 Canadian Hockey League Import Draft.

Last season, he collected 23 goals, including 4 game-winners, and added 26 helpers in 63 games. Moreover, he registered a +10 rating.

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