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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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Johan Larsson scored the game-tying goal at the 13:50 mark of the third period against Washington.
Buffalo went on to lose 4-3 in a shootout. Larsson has three goals and two assists in his last four games. He's playing on the top line between Matt Moulson and Tyler Ennis. Mar 17 - 8:50 AM

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Johan Larsson generated three points in Wednesday's 4-3 shootout loss to Toronto.

He finished the match with a goal, two assists and a plus-3 rating after he was promoted to the top line between Tyler Ennis and Matt Moulson. Ennis and Moulson equaled Larsson's point total with a goal and two helpers as well. Larsson is playing on his third call-up with the Sabres this year and this is the first one where he's received time in the top-six forward group.
Mar 12 - 8:44 AM

Johan Larsson skated on the top line at practice on Monday.

He was flanked by Matt Moulson and Tyler Ennis, which bumped Phil Varone to the second unit between Marcus Foligno and Brian Gionta. He has collected four points in 23 games with the Sabres this season, but this is a good opportunity for him.
Mar 10 - 9:36 AM

Johan Larsson scored the lone goal for Buffalo in a 6-1 loss to the Capitals on Saturday night.

Larsson scored his second career goal 2:35 into the game, but that was pretty much all the offense the Sabres mustered in this one. The 22-year-old winger has four points in 23 games this season, and is far way from being fantasy relevant. Marcus Foligno and Zach Bogosian got the assists.
Mar 7 - 9:41 PM

Johan Larsson has been dropped to the third line.

Mikhail Grigorenko will move onto the second line in his place. Larsson skated with Cody Hodgson and Nicolas Deslauriers during Thursday's practice.
Mar 5 - 3:24 PM

Johan Larsson played between Marcus Foligno and Brian Gionta on Tuesday.

Due to injury and player trades, Larsson is currently Buffalo's second-line center. He has spent the majority of the year in the minors and has three points in 21 appearances with the Sabres.
Mar 5 - 10:57 AM

The Buffalo Sabres have recalled Johan Larsson from the AHL.

The Sabres are battling some injuries and they wanted to have a body ready in case they needed to insert someone into the lineup. The 22-year-old has two points in 12 games with Buffalo this season.
Feb 15 - 4:32 PM

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

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

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Zemgus Girgensons
2Mikhail Grigorenko
3Phil Varone
4Johan Larsson
5Matt Ellis
6Tim Schaller
LW1Matt Moulson
2Marcus Foligno
3Nicolas Deslauriers
4Jerry D'Amigo
5Evander Kane
6Cody McCormick
RW1Tyler Ennis
2Brian Gionta
3Cody Hodgson
4Zac Dalpe
5Patrick Kaleta
D1Zach Bogosian
2Rasmus Ristolainen
3Josh Gorges
4Nikita Zadorov
5Mike Weber
6Andre Benoit
7Andrej Meszaros
8Tyson Strachan
G1Anders Lindback
2Chad Johnson
3Matt Hackett
4Andrey Makarov