The Buffalo Sabres have agreed to terms with defenseman Rasmus Dahlin on a three-year contract with an AAV of $6 million.
Led all Sabres defensemen in points and was one of two Sabres to play in all 56 games during the 2020-21 season.
Recorded his 100th career point with an assist vs. NJD (4/8/2021), becoming the second-youngest and second-fastest (Phil Housley) Sabres defenseman to reach the milestone after making his NHL debut with the team.
Named to the NHL’s All-Rookie team in 2018-19 after he led rookie defensemen and ranked third among all NHL rookies with 44 points (9+35) in 82 games.
Represented Sweden at the 2018 Winter Olympics and both the 2017 and 2018 IIHF World Junior Championships.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (September 3, 2021) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team will again host the ProspectsChallenge from Sept. 17 to 19 at LECOM Harborcenter.
**Buffalo’s Prospects Challenge roster can be found here.**
The Sabres will be joined by the Boston Bruins and New Jersey Devils to compete in a round-robin challenge featuring prospects from each team. The participating teams will each play two games during the course of the event, which will be held entirely at LECOM Harborcenter.
Tickets are available for purchase at Sabres.com/Prospects and cost $10 per ticket. LECOM Harborcenter and fans will be subject to the policies and guidelines issued by any federal, state, county or other governmental entity that govern the COVID-19 pandemic and admission into the facility at the time of the event. At this time, per New York State and CDC guidance, fans who are unvaccinated will be required to wear a mask at all times within LECOM Harborcenter. Masks are optional for fans who are fully vaccinated.
A full game schedule for the Prospects Challenge is below:
The Buffalo Sabres have signed defenseman Henri Jokiharju to a three-year contract with an AAV of $2.5 million.
Notched eight points (3+5) in 46 games for the Sabres in 2020-21 and tied for seventh among NHL defensemen in penalties taken per 60 minutes (0.14).
Was one of four players to appear in all 69 games the Sabres played during his first full NHL season in 2019-20.
Has represented his native Finland at four major international tournaments, including gold medal-winning performances at the 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship, the 2019 IIHF World Championship and the 2016 IIHF U18 World Championship.