Victor Olofsson was drafted in 2014. ©2018, Hickling Images

Sabres sign prospect Victor Olofsson to entry-level contract

BUFFALO – The Sabres have signed forward prospect Victor Olofsson, the Swedish Hockey League’s leading goal scorer this season, to a two-year, entry-level contract, the team announced today.

Olofsson scored 27 goals and 43 points in 50 games during his career-best campaign with Frölunda HC.

Over parts of five seasons in the SHL, Olofsson, 22, compiled 60 goals and 117 points in 200 contests with Frölunda and MODO Hockey.

The Sabres selected the 5-foot-11, 173-pound Swede in the seventh round, 181st overall, in 2014.

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