Jun 27, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; A general view of the complete draft board after the completion of the first round of the 2014 NHL Draft at Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

2014 NHL Draft: Buffalo Sabres Select Victor Olofsson


The Buffalo Sabres used their final selection in the 2014 NHL Draft to pick up Victor Olofsson with pick #181 overall.

Olofsson, 18, is a right winger who played with Modo Hockey Ornskoldsvik last season. He appeared in 11 games with Modo of the Swedish Elite League. He also had 53 points, including 32 goals and 21 assists, with the Swedish junior league.

Olofsson is a small forward, just 5-7, 157 pounds. He was not ranked by NHL Central Scouting heading into this year’s draft.

Barring any trades, the Sabres have now finished up all their picks in the 2014 NHL Draft.

Overall, the Sabres selected nine players in the 2014 NHL Draft. This inlcudes one defenseman, Brycen Martin, one goaltender, Jonas Johansson, and four centers.

The Sabres selected two players out of the WHL, two from the OHL, two high schoolers, one QMJHLers and two Swedish players in this year’s draft.

As the 2014 NHL Draft wraps up in the coming minutes, here’s a few links for further reading for all you hockey fans out there:

First, get caught up on all the selections the Buffalo Sabres have made up to this point in the NHL Draft.

  • Buffalo selected Brendan Lemieux with pick #31.
  • The Sabres also selected Eric Cornel with pick #44….
  • …. and finally, Vaclav Karabacek with pick #49.
  • At #61, the Sabres picked up Swedish netminder Jonas Johansson, who becomes the third Swedish goaltender in the Buffalo organization, along with Jhonas Enroth and Linus Ullmark.
  • In their second pick of the third round, the Sabres picked up defenseman Brycen Martin with pick #74.
  • After not having a pick in the fourth round, the Sabres selected Maxwell Willman with the first pick of the fifth round.
  • With pick #151, the Sabres selected Christopher Brown.

And some additional reading:

  • Looking for the full NHL draft order for rounds two through seven of the 2014 NHL Draft? (x)
  • Broadcast information/how to watch day two of the NHL Draft
  • The Buffalo Sabres selected Sam Reinhart with the second overall selection; how do you feel about this pick?
  • Full first-round NHL draft selections

Stay tuned for full draft analysis and more information to come in the next few days as we take closer looks at the players the Buffalo Sabres picked in the 2014 NHL Draft.

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