Rockets' Olsen working on two-way game in bid for NHL contract

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    In some quarters, there was surprise when the Kelowna Rockets acquired Ryan Olsen*from the Saskatoon Blades prior to the 2012-13 season.



    The Rockets gave up veteran forward Shane McColgan in the swap with the Blades, a diminutive winger who at the time was property of the New York Rangers, but has since gone unsigned. McColgan, from California, had provided consistent offense in Kelowna and had just led an underachieving unit in scoring during the previous season.

    And so the question loomed among junior hockey fans in the Okanagan Valley – just who is Ryan Olsen?

    “We made that trade because we wanted to get bigger down the middle of the ice,†said Rockets head coach Ryan Huska.… read more



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