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Buffalo Sabres: Johan Larsson signs one-year deal

by jmaloni


Tue, Jul 21st 2015 03:05 pm

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.

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