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Islanders 2012 Draft Central - Oscar Dansk and Tim Bozon

by Travis Betts / New York Islanders

draft profiles
Oscar Dansk
Brynas, Swe-Jr.
Position: G Catches: Left
Height: 6'3" Born: 28-Feb-94
Weight: 189 Hometown: Stockholm,SWE
2011-12 GP GAA SV%
Brynas 28 2.82 .910
draft profiles
Tim Bozon
Kamloops, WHL
Position: LW Shoots: Left
Height: 6'1" Born: 24-Mar-94
Weight: 183 Hometown: St. Louis, MO
2011-12 GP G A P PIM
Kamloops 71 36 35 71 40
Oscar Dansk boasts a lengthy international resume, having led Sweden to a Gold Medal at the Five Nations Tournament in Finland, and winning silver at the U18 World Junior Championship. The 6'3", 189-pound netminder has played the last two years in the Swedish junior leagues, but before that, trained for three seasons at the prestigious Shattuck St. Mary's Prep School in Minnesota. Tim Bozon was born in St. Louis, but grew up learning to play hockey in Switzerland. In his first season in North America, the son of former NHL forward Phillippe Bozon led WHL rookies with 36 goals and was second with 71 points. His solid season was highlighted by a 17-game stretch in which he scored 25 points (11 goals, 14 assists).
Trent Klatt, Islanders Player Development
Oscar Dansk is a solid, confident netminder. He is steady and just simply stops the puck.

Brenden Kichton, Islanders prospect
Tim Bozon is a big, skilled forward who handles the puck well. He has a great shot, a good compete level. He should project to be a pretty good offensive player.

Trent Klatt, Islanders Player Development
Tim Bozon is a highly skilled player. He is the rink rat-type that knows how to put points on the board.
Click here for Islanders 2012 Draft Central's breakdown of the top-50 players available in this year's draft.
Left: Oscar Dansk during international play for Team Sweden
Right: Tim Bozon during a WHL game for the Kamloops Blazers
1. Edmonton Oilers
2. Columbus Blue Jackets
3. Montreal Canadiens
4. New York Islanders
5. Toronto Maple Leafs
Round 1 - 4th overall
Round 2 -
34th overall
Round 2 -
50th overall
Round 3 -
65th overall
Round 4 -
103rd overall (from BUF)
Round 5 -
125th overall
Round 6 -
155th overall
Round 7 - 185th overall

Islanders last five first-round picks
2011: Ryan Strome (5th overall)
2010: Nino Niederreiter (5th overall)
2009: John Tavares (1st overall)
2008: Josh Bailey (9th overall)
2006: Kyle Okposo (7th overall)

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