A standout season in which Buffalo Sabres winger Victor Olofsson scored 20 goals and 42 points in 54 games has earned the Swede a spot on the NHL’s All-Rookie Team.
Olofsson’s goal total ranked second among rookies, trailing only Chicago Blackhawks winger Dominik Kabulik, who scored 30 times.
The injury also derailed Olofsson’s opportunity of winning the Calder Trophy as the NHL’s top rookie.
Olofsson, 25, finished seventh in the balloting for the Calder, which was won by Colorado Avalanche defenseman Cale Makar.
The 2019-20 NHL All-Rookie Team announced Monday:
Dominik Kabulik, Chicago Blackhawks
Nick Suzuki, Montreal Canadiens
Quinn Hughes, Vancouver Canucks
Cale Makar, Colorado Avalanche
Elvis Merzlikins, Columbus Blue Jackets