Thomas Valkvæ Olsen

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Thomas Valkvæ Olsen
Born (1993-05-18) May 18, 1993 (age 26)
Asker, Norway
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 194 lb (88 kg; 13 st 12 lb)
Position Forward
Shoots Right
SHL team
Former teams
Leksands IF
Frisk Asker
National teamFlag of Norway.svg  Norway
Playing career 2011present

Thomas Valkvæ Olsen (born May 18, 1993) is a Norwegian professional ice hockey player for Leksands IF of the Swedish Hockey League (SHL) and the Norwegian national team.

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He participated in the 2017 IIHF World Championship. [1]

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References

  1. "2017 World Championship roster" (PDF). IIHF . 2017-05-01. Retrieved 2017-05-01.