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Musketeers Forward Picks Boston University

03/18/2014, 10:00am CDT
By bwerger

Sioux City Musketeers forward Nikolas Olsson has committed to play college hockey at Boston University following his USHL career.

Olsson has recorded seven points (3g, 4a), 50 penalty minutes, and a plus-nine rating in 34 games this season for the Musketeers.  It is his second campaign with Sioux City after putting up 16 points (10g, 6a) in 41 games last year.  Overall, the 19-year-old from Escondido, California has played four seasons in the USHL, as he also spent two years with Team USA (2010-12). During 107 career games in the League, he has produced 28 points (15g, 13a).

Six other current USHL players are committed to Boston University, including Jack Eichel (Team USA), Jordan Greenway (Team USA), Johnathan MacLeod (Team USA), Charles McAvoy (Team USA), Maxim Letunov (Youngstown Phantoms), and J.J. Piccinich (Youngstown Phantoms).

Boston University is a member of Hockey East and has eight USHL alumni on the roster this season; Matt Grzelcyk (Team USA), Cason Hohmann (Cedar Rapids RoughRiders), Danny O’Regan (Team USA), Kevin Duane (Waterloo Black Hawks), Robbie Baillargeon (Omaha/Indiana), Matt Lane (Team USA), Doyle Somerby (Muskegon Lumberjacks), and Matt O’Connor (Youngstown Phantoms).

USHL stats – Nikolas Olsson


Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, the USHL celebrates its 12th season as the nation's only Tier I junior hockey league in 2013-14.  A record 32 players were chosen in the 2013 NHL Draft and more than 300 players on team rosters last season have committed to NCAA Division I schools, further establishing the USHL as the world’s foremost producer of junior hockey talent.  For more information, visit us on the web at or visit the League’s social media platforms, including Facebook (, twitter (, and YouTube (  Fans can also watch USHL action all season long, live or on-demand via FASTHockey (

It’s not just hockey. It’s the USHL.

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