VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS SIGN GOALTENDER OSCAR DANSK

VEGAS (July 6, 2018) –  Vegas Golden Knights General Manager George McPhee announced today, July 6, that the team has signed goaltender Oscar Dansk to a two-year contract through the 2019-20 season worth an average annual value of $675,000 at the NHL level.

 

Dansk, 24, appeared in four games with the Golden Knights and held a 1.78 goals-against average and .946 save percentage during the 2017-18 season to go with a 3-0-0 record and a shutout. He made his NHL debut in a relief effort against the St. Louis Blues on Oct. 21, 2017. Against the Colorado Avalanche on Oct. 27, 2017, he recorded a career-high 32 saves en route to his first career shutout, which was also the first shutout in Golden Knights history.

Dansk appeared in 20 games for the American Hockey League’s Chicago Wolves, finishing with a 2.44 GAA and a .918 save percentage to go with a 13-3-1 record.

 

The Stockholm, Sweden native originally joined the Golden Knights on July 3, 2017 after signing as a free agent.

 

Oscar Dansk, Goaltender

Birthplace: Stockholm, SWE

Height: 6’3″

Weight: 195

Age: 24

Draft: Selected by Columbus Blue Jackets in the second round (31st overall) in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft

Notes:

– Appeared in four games with Vegas Golden Knights having a 1.78 Goals Against Average and .946 Save Percentage

– Recorded a career-high 32 saves en route to first career shutout against Colorado on October 27, 2017

– Finished 2017-18 season with AHL Chicago Wolves having a 2.44 Goals Against Average and .918 Save Percentage.