VEGAS (October 31, 2017) - Vegas Golden Knights General Manager George McPhee announced today, October 31, the following roster transactions: the team has placed goaltender Oscar Dansk on the injured reserve list and has recalled goaltender Dylan Ferguson on an emergency basis from the Kamloops Blazers of the Western Hockey League. Ferguson is expected to join the team for their game at the New York Rangers on Tuesday at 4 p.m. PT.
Dansk (lower body) is expected to miss the remainder of the current Golden Knights road trip. Prior to the injury, he had a 3-0-0 record to go with a 1.78 goals-against-average and a .946 save percentage in four games.
The Golden Knights acquired Ferguson and a second-round pick in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft from the Dallas Stars on June 26 in exchange for defenseman Marc Methot. Ferguson signed a three-year, entry level contract with the team on September 28.
The British Columbia native earned a victory for the Golden Knights against the Vancouver Canucks during the preseason on September 17. He allowed four goals on 33 shots in the Golden Knights 9-4 victory.
Dylan Ferguson, Goaltender
Hometown: Lantzville, British Columbia
Weight: 189 lbs.
Draft: Selected by the Dallas Stars in the seventh round (194th overall) of the 2017 NHL Entry Draft
-Earned a victory for the Golden Knights during the 2017 preseason when Vegas defeated Vancouver 9-4 (Sept. 17)
-Had a 2.74 GAA and a 0.922 SV% in 31 games played in the 2016-17 season the for the Kamloops Blazers
-Won the Saskatchewan Midget AAA Hockey League (SMHL) title with the Notre Dame Argos in 2014
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