Oscar Dansk

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Oscar Dansk
Born (1994-02-28) February 28, 1994 (age 23)
Stockholm, Sweden
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 195 lb (88 kg; 13 st 13 lb)
Position Goaltender
Catches Left
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
Former teams
Columbus Blue Jackets
Cleveland Monsters (AHL)
Rögle BK
NHL Draft 31st overall, 2012
Columbus Blue Jackets
Playing career 2014–present
Medal record
Representing Sweden
World U18 Championships
Silver medal – second place 2012 Czech Republic

Oscar Dansk (born February 28, 1994) is a Swedish ice hockey goaltender who is currently assigned to the Cleveland Monsters in the American Hockey League (AHL) as a prospect within the Columbus Blue Jackets organization in the National Hockey League (NHL). Dansk was drafted by the Columbus Blue Jackets at the 2012 NHL Entry Draft with the 31st overall pick, the first pick of the second round. He was the starting goaltender for the Swedish Junior Ice hockey team at the 2014 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships.

On May 8, 2014, Dansk was signed to a three-year entry-level contract by the Blue Jackets.[1] After his first full season in North America, playing with affiliates, the Springfield Falcons and the Kalamazoo Wings in the American Hockey League and ECHL respectively Dansk returned to the SHL for the second season of his contract, on a one-year loan agreement with Rögle BK on May 23, 2015.[2]

Awards and honours[edit]

Award Year
TV-pucken Best Goaltender 2009–10 [3]
J18 Elit (West) Best Goals Against Average 2010–11 [4]
Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament silver medal with Team Sweden 2011 [5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Blue Jackets sign goaltender Oscar Dansk to a three-year entry-level contract". Columbus Blue Jackets. 2014-05-08. Retrieved 2014-05-08. 
  2. ^ "Oscar Dansk ready for Rogle" (in Swedish). Rögle BK. 2015-05-23. Retrieved 2015-05-23. 
  3. ^ "TV-Pucken Best Goaltender". eliteprospects.com. 2010-05-06. Retrieved 2010-05-06. 
  4. ^ "J18 Elit (West) Best GAA". eliteprospects.com. 2011-04-01. Retrieved 2011-04-01. 
  5. ^ "Rise of the Swedes". CBC Sports. 2012-01-02. Retrieved 2012-01-02. 

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