Columbus Blue Jackets General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced on May 8th, 2014 that 20-year-old Swedish goaltender Oscar Dansk has signed a three-year entry level contract with the Ohio club. Dank was Columbus’ second pick in the 2012 NHL Draft, 31st overall.
He has played for the last two years in the Ontario Hockey League for the Erie Otters, registering .897 save percentage with a 40-32-7 record. He won the 2013-2014 Dave Pinkney Trophy for Top Team Goaltending alongside teammate Devin Williams after achieving a league-low 170 goals in 68 games. He also earned ‘Top Goaltender’ honors at the 2014 IIHF World Junior Championships, helping Sweden to a silver medal. Dansk also represented Sweden in the 2012 IIHF World U18 Championships, where he won silver.