VEGAS (January 30, 2020) - Vegas Golden Knights General Manager Kelly McCrimmon announced today, January 30, the following roster transactions: the team has recalled forward Nicolas Roy and goaltender Oscar Dansk from the American Hockey League's Chicago Wolves.
Roy made his Golden Knights debut against Anaheim on October 27 and scored the first goal of his NHL career. He has appeared in 14 games with Vegas this season and has tallied five points (2 G, 3 A). This season with the Wolves, he has appeared in 26 games and has recorded 21 points (7 G, 14 A) to go with 10 penalty minutes. Last season with the AHL's Charlotte Checkers, Roy finished with 36 points (17 G, 19 A) to go with 28 penalty minutes in 69 games and ranked third on the team with five game-winning goals. He also appeared in 19 Calder Cup playoff games for the Checkers and helped lead the team to a Calder Cup championship. The native of Amos, Quebec was acquired by the Golden Knights along with a conditional fifth round draft pick in the 2021 NHL Entry Draft from Carolina in exchange for forward Erik Haula.
Dansk, who has made one appearance for the Golden Knights this season, has appeared in 24 games for the Wolves this season and has a 15-6-2 record to go with a 2.45 goals-against average and a 0.911 save percentage. During the 2018-19 season, he sported a 27-13-2 record to go with a 2.46 GAA and a 0.913 save percentage during the regular-season. He appeared in 19 Calder Cup playoff games with Chicago and had a 10-9 record to go with 2.48 GAA and a 0.911 save percentage, helping lead the Wolves to the Calder Cup Final. During the 2017-18 season, the Stockholm, Sweden native appeared in four games with the Golden Knights, going 3-0-0 with a 1.78 GAA and a 0.946 save percentage. With Chicago, Dansk was 13-3-2 with a 2.44 GAA and a 0.918 save percentage. Dansk originally signed with the Golden Knights on July 1, 2017 and re-signed with the team on July 6, 2018.
Nicolas Roy, Forward
Birthplace: Amos, QC, Canada
Weight: 200 lbs.
Draft: Selected by Carolina Hurricanes in the fourth round (96th overall) in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft
- Made Golden Knights debut against Anaheim (Oct. 27) and scored his first career NHL goal
- Has recorded five points (2 G, 3 A) to go with six penalty minutes in 14 games with Golden Knights this season
- Has appeared in 26 games for the Chicago Wolves this season and has recorded 17 points (7 G, 14 A) to go with 10 penalty minutes
- Finished the 2018-19 season with the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League with 36 points (17 G, 19 A) to go with 28 penalty minutes in 69 games
- Appeared in six games with the Carolina Hurricanes during the 2018-19 season
- Helped lead the Checkers to a Calder Cup championship in 2019, finishing with 15 points (6 G, 9 A) to go with 14 penalty minutes in 19 games, which tied for third on the team in scoring
- Led the Checkers in the 2019 Calder Cup Playoffs in short-handed goals with two
Oscar Dansk, Goaltender
Birthplace: Stockholm, SWE
Draft: Selected by Columbus Blue Jackets in the second round (31st overall) in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft
- Has appeared in five career NHL games with the Vegas Golden Knights posting a 3-1-0 record to go with a 2.89 goals-against average and .915 save percentage
- Has a 15-6-2 record to go with a 2.45 GAA and 0.911 save percentage with the AHL's Chicago Wolves this season
- Sported a 27-13-2 record during the 2018-19 season to go with a 2.46 GAA and a 0.913 save percentage during the regular-season with the Wolves
- Appeared in 19 Calder Cup playoff games with the Wolves and had a 10-9 record to go with 2.48 GAA and a 0.911 save percentage, helping lead the Wolves to a Calder Cup final appearance
- Recorded a career-high 32 saves en route to first career shutout against Colorado on October 27, 2017
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