Who is Victor Olofsson?
Victor Olofsson is a professional Swedish ice hockey left winger currently playing for the Buffalo Sabres of the NHL (National Hockey League). He was selected in the 7th round, 181st overall by the Sabres at the 2014 National Hockey League (NHL) Entry Draft.
Victor Olofsson Playing Career
A Career in the Swedish Hockey League
He made his Swedish Hockey League (SHL) debut playing with Modo Hockey during the 2013-14 season. At the end of the 2015-16 season, he was unable to prevent Modo from relegation to the HockeyAllsvenskan. He then signed a two-year contract on April 3, 2016, to remain in the SHL with Frolunda HC.
A Career with the Buffalo Sabres
At the conclusion of his contract with Frolunda HC following the 2017-18 season, on April 24, 2018, he was signed to a two-year, entry-level contract with the Buffalo Sabres. On March 28, 2019, he made his NHL debut for the Sabres. And recorded an assist in a loss to the Detroit Red Wings. He scored his first NHL goal on the power play in his second game two days later in a loss to the New York Islanders. On October 5, 2019, he scored two power-play goals en route to a 7-2 victory over the New Jersey Devils in the 2019-20 Buffalo Sabres home opener.
He set an NHL record for scoring the first seven goals of his NHL career on October 14, 2019. On the power play in a 4-0 shutout of the Dallas Stars. His impressive shot and ability to score have earned him the nickname Victor Goalofsson by the Buffalo fan base and the national media. Also, he began to put himself in the picture to be a candidate for the 2019-20 Calder Memorial Trophy. Which is awarded to the NHL’s rookie of the year. However, in a game against the Edmonton Oilers, he endured a lower-body injury and was set to be out for 5-6 weeks.
How Old Is Victor Olofsson?
He is 27 years old as of January 2023, having been born on July 18, 1995, in Örnsköldsvik, Sweden. Victor Olofsson shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Vin Diesel, Priyanka Chopra, Kristen Bell, Kaylee Quinn, Nelson Mandela, and many more.
Victor Olofsson Family
Who are Victor Olofsson’s Parents?
His parents’ names and whereabouts are not mentioned on the internet. In case there is news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Does Victor Olofsson have Siblings?
He has an elder brother by the name of Jesper Olofsson (born on April 7, 1992) a Swedish professional ice hockey player.
Victor Olofsson Education
Information regarding where he received his high school/college education is not mentioned on the internet.
Victor Olofsson Marital Status
On his love life matters, he is seen as a person who hates drama and loves his privacy. He has managed to keep his marriage/dating life low-key thus leaving many with a lot of unanswered questions. In case there is news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Victor Olofsson Kids
He does not have any kids as of January 2023. In case there is new news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Victor Olofsson Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 5ft 11 inches (1.8m) and a weight of 83kg (183 lbs).
Victor Olofsson Salary and Net Worth
He has an annual salary of $4,750,000 and an estimated net worth of $5 million.