|Thomas Valkvæ Olsen|
|Born||May 18, 1993|
|Height||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Weight||194 lb (88 kg; 13 st 12 lb)|
| DEL team|
| Krefeld Pinguine |
Thomas Valkvæ Olsen (born May 18, 1993) is a Norwegian professional ice hockey player for Krefeld Pinguine of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga and the Norwegian national team.
He participated in the 2017 IIHF World Championship.
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