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Johan Larsson | Center

Team: Buffalo Sabres
Age / DOB:  (22) / 7/25/1992
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 200
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The Buffalo Sabres assigned Johan Larsson to the minors.
The 22-year-old had a goal and an assist in 12 games with the Sabres this season. He does have some upside and he should be part of the Sabres' future. Jan 4 - 6:45 PM

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Johan Larsson potted the lone goal for Buffalo in its 5-1 loss to the Avalanche on Saturday night.

Larsson scored at 13:27 of the third period to cut the Avalanche lead to 4-1, so it didn’t mean much in the grand scheme, but it did to him as it was his first career NHL goal. Larsson was called up to replace Matt Moulson, who is out sick, and it didn't appear he'd make it in time for the game. The 22-year-old has five points in 34 career NHL games. Chris Stewart and Andre Benoit had the assists.
Sat, Dec 20, 2014 09:49:00 PM

Johan Larsson has been recalled back up to Buffalo to replace Matt Moulson who is out sick.

In 28 games for the Rochester Americans, Larsson has eight goals and 23 points with 30 PIMs. Pretty darn good for the 22 year old center.
Source: John Vogl
Sat, Dec 20, 2014 06:35:00 PM

Johan Larsson has been returned to the minors.

He didn't have a point and picked up one shot in four games with the Sabres. Larsson's demotion could mean that Marcus Foligno will be back in the lineup for Tuesday's game at St. Louis.
Mon, Nov 10, 2014 09:59:00 AM

The Buffalo Sabres called up Johan Larsson, who will play against the Detroit Red Wings tonight.

Marcus Foligno's absence allows Larsson to get in the lineup. Larsson was the 56th pick of the 2010 NHL Draft. He has eight points in nine AHL games so far in 2014-15. Through 29 career NHL games, Larsson has four assists and 19 PIM.
Sun, Nov 2, 2014 02:57:00 PM

The Sabres announced today that they've assigned young defenseman Johan Larsson to the Rochester Americans of the AHL.

This isn't really much of a surprise since he was placed on IR a few days ago and wasn't likely to make the team. The Sabres also save some money by having him officially in the minors.
Fri, Oct 10, 2014 11:10:00 PM

The Buffalo Sabres have placed Johan Larsson (head) on the injured reserve list.

Larsson had four assists in 28 games with Buffalo last season. He was far more effective offensively in the minors with 15 goals and 41 points in 51 contests.
Tue, Oct 7, 2014 05:08:00 PM

Johan Larsson is believed to be dealing with concussion issues after he was on the receiving end of an elbow on Sunday in preseason action.

He's expected to be sidelined for about 10 days. Larsson was on the bubble to make Buffalo's roster out of camp, but now he's likely to start the year with AHL Rochester once he's ready to return.
Wed, Oct 1, 2014 10:50:00 AM

Johan Larsson (undisclosed) didn't practice on Monday.

He was hurt in Sunday's preseason game against Toronto when he received an elbow to the head. Larsson was being evaluated by doctors, so the extent of his ailment isn't known yet.
Tue, Sep 30, 2014 10:20:00 AM

Johan Larsson was sent to the minors on Wednesday.

He will try to help Rochester secure the final AHL playoff spot in the Western Conference. Larsson has 15 goals and 39 points in 45 games with the Amerks this campaign. He has four assists in 28 outings with the Sabres.
Thu, Apr 10, 2014 10:04:00 AM

Johan Larsson has been called up on an emergency basis.

The Sabres don't have Torrey Mitchell and Zenon Konopka, so Larsson is back with the big club. He has one assist in 21 NHL appearances this campagin.
Thu, Mar 27, 2014 03:54:00 PM

Johan Larsson has been demoted to the minors.

In 21 games with the Sabres this year, he has one assist and 36 hits. Larsson is still looking for his first NHL goal. He has two markers, nine points and 26 penalty minutes in 13 games with Rochester of the AHL in 2013-14.
Sat, Jan 11, 2014 02:11:00 PM

Johan Larsson got back in the lineup for Buffalo on Thursday after rejoining the team on Wednesday from the Spengler Cup tournament in Switzerland.

The Sabres AHL affiliate in Rochester was invited to take part in the festivities. That's a lot of traveling for the 21-year-old forward. Larsson skated with Linus Omark and Marcus Foligno against Minnesota.
Fri, Jan 3, 2014 07:23:00 AM

Buffalo Sabres call up Johan Larsson.

Larsson has nine points and 26 penalty minutes in 13 AHL games this season. He's not expected to have any fantasy value in standard leagues at this time.
Wed, Jan 1, 2014 01:52:00 PM

Johan Larsson was reportedly en route to Switzerland on Wednesday to join the AHL's Rochester Americans for the Spengler Cup.

The team's website reported the news. Larsson has played 18 games with the Sabres this year, where he's recorded one assist and 33 hits. He's unlikely to be back with Buffalo when they return from the NHL's Christmas break on Friday against Toronto.
Thu, Dec 26, 2013 08:54:00 AM

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PosRoleName
C1Tyler Ennis
2Cody Hodgson
3Zemgus Girgensons
4Matt Ellis
5Tim Schaller
LW1Matt Moulson
2Marcus Foligno
3Brian Flynn
4Cody McCormick
5Nicolas Deslauriers
RW1Drew Stafford
2Chris Stewart
3Brian Gionta
4Torrey Mitchell
5Zac Dalpe
6Patrick Kaleta
D1Tyler Myers
2Rasmus Ristolainen
3Josh Gorges
4Nikita Zadorov
5Mike Weber
6Andre Benoit
7Andrej Meszaros
8Tyson Strachan
G1Jhonas Enroth
2Michal Neuvirth
3Matthew Hackett