Benn Olson (D)
||Port McNeill, BC
Career Notes: Signed AHL contract with Albany River Rats in June 2008 after finishing five-year WHL career. Has amassed 80 games in the American League divided among Albany, Milwaukee, and Bridgeport with eight points (1G, 7A) and 313 penalty minutes. Scored first professional goal 1/29/11 vs. S.C. Finished 2010-11 season with fourth most major penalties in league with 17. Attended Carolina Hurricane’s 2008 training camp. In five WHL seasons split between Kamloops and Seattle earned 746 penalty minutes and 29 points (3G, 26A) in 244 games. Led WHL in penalty minutes in 2007-08 with 266.
Season Notes: Signed one-year contract with AHL Bridgeport on 6/30/11. Loaned to GRW by Bridgeport on 2/22/12. Began season by playing 11 games with Alaska Aces (0 pts., 46 PIMs).
- Leads the ECHL in major penalties (16).
- Has fights in 12 games this season.
2009-10: 3/24/10...Suspended 2 games as a result of an incident on 3/23/10 game at Charlotte. Racked up a team-leading 168 penalty minutes in 50 games
2008-09: Was assigned to the Everblades from Albany on Jan. 29. Spent 140 minutes in the sin-bin in just 36 games.