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Vegas Golden Knights Assign Goaltender Oscar Dansk To The Chicago Wolves

Goaltender has 15-6-2 record with the Wolves this season

by Vegas Golden Knights @GoldenKnights / VegasGoldenKnights.com

VEGAS (January 31, 2020) - Vegas Golden Knights General Manager Kelly McCrimmon announced today, January 31, the following roster transaction: the team has assigned goaltender Oscar Dansk to the American Hockey League's Chicago Wolves.

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.

Oscar Dansk, Goaltender
Birthplace: Stockholm, SWE
Height: 6-3
Weight: 204
Age: 25
Draft: Selected by Columbus Blue Jackets in the second round (31st overall) in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft
Notes:

  • 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 the Colorado Avalanche on October 27, 2017

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