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Blue Jackets and Swedish goaltender Oscar Dansk agree on a 3-year, entry-level contract

Thursday, 05.08.2014 / 9:15 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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Blue Jackets and Swedish goaltender Oscar Dansk agree on a 3-year, entry-level contract

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed goaltender Oscar Dansk, the 31st pick in the 2012 NHL draft, to a three-year, entry-level contract.

A native of Tumba, Sweden, Dansk has spent the past two seasons with Erie of the Ontario Hockey League, compiling a 40-32-7 record with a 3.25 goals-against-average, .897 save percentage and six shutouts in 85 appearances.

Dansk was chosen as the top goaltender at the 2014 IIHF World Junior Championships after posting five wins, a 1.79 GAA and .928 save percentage in helping Sweden win a silver medal.

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