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Florida Panthers sign former Black Hawk Olson

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Brett Olson is on the verge of reaching the NHL for the first time in his career. The Florida Panthers signed Olson to a one year contract on Tuesday.

The 27 year old former Waterloo Black Hawk spent the last 2 seasons in the American Hockey League where he scored 25 goals for the Abbotsford Heat. Olson spent the previous four seasons skating for Michigan Tech.

As a Black Hawk, he scored 36 goals over the course of three seasons culminating in 2008.

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