Golden Knights lose another goalie to injury as Dansk leaves game

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The Vegas Golden Knights' misfortune in the crease continued Monday night, as goaltender Oscar Dansk left the expansion team's game against the New York Islanders with an undisclosed injury.

Dansk skated off gingerly under his own power after John Tavares scored a power-play goal to tie the game late in the second period.

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He was replaced by 24-year-old undrafted netminder Maxime Lagace, who allowed four goals on 11 shots in his NHL debut.

The Golden Knights later announced Dansk would not return to Monday's game.

Vegas is already without Marc-Andre Fleury, who remains sidelined with a concussion, and Malcolm Subban, who was ruled out for at least a month back on Oct. 22 with an injury of his own.

Dansk won all three games he played for the Golden Knights before Monday's contest, including a shutout of the Colorado Avalanche on Friday. He stopped 17 of the 19 shots he faced before getting hurt.

As for who might replace Dansk if he's forced to miss any additional time, Golden Knights assistant general manager Kelly McCrimmon told's Dan Rosen that depending on the injury, the first option for any emergency recall before Tuesday's game against the New York Rangers is Dylan Ferguson of the WHL's Kamloops Blazers.

Ferguson was acquired by Vegas in the Marc Methot trade with the Dallas Stars back in June.

Golden Knights lose another goalie to injury as Dansk leaves game
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