SYOSSET, N.Y. -- Former New York Bobcats defenseman Trey Olson has
officially been named to the Omaha Lancers 2013-14 roster in the United
States Hockey League (USHL). The USHL is USA Hockey's only Tier I
Junior hockey league in operation.
Olson participated in
Omaha’s 2013 Tryout Camp in early June out in Ralston, Neb., and was
told at the conclusion of the camp that he made the team. "It's
an honor to be able to play for my hometown team," said the Nebraska
native. "I grew up going to Lancer games and its been a dream of mine
to play for them so to finally have this opportunity is an amazing
feeling. I have a lot of hard work and training to do this summer so
that I can be even better prepared for the fall."
Olson appeared in 33 games for the Bobcats in 2012-13 and collected 11 assists.
“We could not be more proud of Trey.
He had big aspirations and worked hard at camp to even earn this
opportunity with the Lancers,” said Assistant General Manager and
Assistant Coach of the Bobcats, Craig Doremus. “The USHL is the premier
junior hockey league in the country and we are glad that we continue to
send our players there.”
The 5’10, 175-lbs defenseman is no
stranger to the Lancers’ organization either. Omaha selected Olson with
the 56th overall pick back in the 2010 USHL Futures Draft.
"I owe all the thanks to the Bobcats orginization since they gave me the chance to
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