Kyle Olson

Kyle Olson

Height/Weight: 5' 11"/180 lbs
Born: Calgary, Canada
Draft: 2017 4th round (122nd pick) by the
Shoots: R
  • The Canadian Press

    Mikael Backlund lifts Flames to 2-1 shooutout victory over Penguins

    CALGARY — Mikeal Backlund wasn't happy with himself after his penalty in the third period cost his Calgary Flames the lead, but he made up for it. Calgary's seventh skater in a suspenseful shootout, Backlund scored the decisive goal in the Flames' 2-1 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Monday. “I wasn't expecting to get picked really,” said Backlund said with a chuckle, pointing to his 0-for-7 record in the shootout. “But when I heard my name, I got excited and tried the move I've been working

  • Associated Press

    Backlund lifts Flames past Penguins in 7-round shootout

    Mikael Backlund scored the deciding goal in the seventh round of the shootout and the Calgary Flames overcame giving up a lead late in the third period to beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 on Monday night. Backlund, Calgary’s seventh shooter, broke in off the right side and ripped a shot into the top corner on Tristan Jarry. Jacob Markstrom sealed the victory by stopping Brock McGinn on Pittsburgh’s final shootout attempt, with the Flames’ goalie pumping his fist as his teammates spilled over the boards to celebrate Calgary’s second victory in extra time.

  • The Canadian Press

    Red Sox owners reach agreement to buy Pittsburgh Penguins

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Fenway Sports Group has reached an agreement with the Pittsburgh Penguins that would give the conglomerate controlling interest in one of the NHL's marquee franchises. The Penguins announced Monday that the two sides have come to terms on a deal, which would need to be approved by the NHL's Board of Governors. A decision is expected by the end of the year. Financial details were not released. Sportico valued the Penguins at $845 million last month. As part of the deal, Penguins