LARSSON SIGNS ONE-YEAR DEAL

BUFFALO, N.Y. (July 21, 2015) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has signed forward Johan Larsson to a one-year contract.

In 2014-15, Larsson (5’11”, 206 lbs., 7/25/1992) appeared in a career-high 39 NHL games and recorded 16 points (6+10) as a member of the Sabres. The Lau, Sweden native 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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