The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team signed forward Johan Larsson to a one-year contract.
In 2014-15, Larsson (age 22, 5'11", 206 pounds) appeared in a career-high 39 NHL games and recorded 16 points (6 goals, 10 assists) as a member of the Sabres. A native of Lau, Sweden, he also played 44 games for the Rochester Americans (AHL), where he led all skaters in points per game by totaling 40 points (15/25) to go along with a team-best plus-12 rating.
Since being acquired by the Sabres in April 2013 from the Minnesota Wild, Larsson has totaled 20 points (6/14) and 31 penalty minutes in 67 NHL games. Since his selection by the Wild in the second round of the 2010 NHL Draft, he also has registered 122 points (46/76) in 164 career AHL games.