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ADIRONDACK THUNDER ADD NHL VETERAN DYLAN OLSEN

10/13/2017 1:38 PM -
Glens Falls, NY - The Adirondack Thunder, proud ECHL affiliate of the New Jersey Devils, announced today that they have signed defenseman Dylan Olsen to a standard player contract.  
 
Olsen, 26, brings 125 games of NHL experience to the Thunder, including one Stanley Cup Playoff contest. The 6-3 defenseman has skated in parts of four seasons with the Chicago Blackhawks and Florida Panthers, where he amassed 22 points (5-17-22). Olsen has also appeared in 215 games in the AHL with the Rockford IceHogs, San Antonio Rampage and Portland Pirates during his professional career.
 
The Calgary, AB native was originally drafted in the first round, 28th overall, by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft. Prior to beginning his professional career, Olsen skated in two seasons with the Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs of the WCHA and won a silver medal with Team Canada at the 2011 World Junior Championships. 
 
The Thunder will hit the ice again on October 14 for Opening Night as they kick off the 2017-18 ECHL season, their third as a member of the league, against the Brampton Beast. Get $15 tickets that include a hot dog and a soda for that game by visiting echlthunder.com/openingnight. 
 
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The Adirondack Thunder are the proud members of the ECHL and will begin their 2017-18 season on October 14, 2017 at Cool Insuring Arena. The Thunder enter their third season of ECHL play, following two consecutive playoff berths, including reaching second round of the Kelly Cup Playoffs in 2016, the first time since 1994 that an Adirondack team won a playoff series. 

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