Crowded Crease a Healthy Challenge for Roy

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Crowded Crease a Healthy Challenge for Roy

SAN ANTONIO, Tex. - When the Edmonton Oilers acquired 24-year-old goaltending prospect Niko Hovinen off waivers from the Philadelphia Flyers earlier this season, Oklahoma City's crease got a whole lot more crowded. 2009 fifth-round pick Olivier Roy began the 2012-13 season as Yann Danis' backup after graduating from the starting role with the ECHL's Stockton Thunder a year prior. But after a so-so start in which the 21-year-old posted a goals-against average approaching 2.90 and a save percentage below the .900 mark, Roy was returned to the Thunder on Feb. 12.

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