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Johan Larsson out for the season with injury

He dislocated his elbow and wrist Saturday against Boston Johan Larsson‘s season has come to an early end, as the forward told a Swedish newspaper the injury he suffered against the Boston Bruins Saturday is a very long-term one. “Unfortunately my season is over,” Larsson said to Gotland Newspapers via text message. Larsson was kept in a Boston hospital over the weekend after...
Via Die By The Blade
January 02, 2017

Sabres’ Johan Larsson out indefinitely after surgery for dislocated elbow, wrist

BUFFALO – Sabres center Johan Larsson has undergone surgery for his dislocated elbow and wrist is out indefinitely, coach Dan Bylsma said. Larsson, who was injured when Adam McQuaid hit him early in Saturday afternoon’s 3-1 loss to the Bruins, flew back from Boston today. The Swede’s absence leaves the Sabres woefully thin down the middle. With Ryan O’Reilly out after having...
Via Buffalo Hockey Beat
January 02, 2017

Sabres’ Johan Larsson out weeks with dislocated wrist

Buffalo Sabres center Johan Larsson suffered a dislocated left wrist in this afternoon’s 3-1 loss to the Bruins and will be sidelined “weeks,” coach Dan Bylsma told reporters in Boston. Larsson’s left arm bore the brunt of the impact after Adam McQuaid hit him in the corner early in the first period. Later in Buffalo’s sixth loss in seven games, defenseman Josh Gorges left...
Via Buffalo Hockey Beat
December 31, 2016

Larsson scores in 3rd to lift Sabres over Wild 2-1

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Johan Larsson had a third-period goal in his return to Minnesota and Robin Lehner made 27 saves, lifting the Buffalo Sabres over the Wild 2-1 on Tuesday night. Ryan O'Reilly added his fourth goal for Buffalo, which has won three straight. Larsson, a 2010 second-round pick by Minnesota, played one career game for the Wild in 2012-13 before being traded for...
Via Associated Press
November 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Andrew Shaw slew-foots Johan Larsson, earns match penalty

Andrew Shaw has been suspended and fined multiple times for chippy play and coarse language and that reputation may play a role in whether or not he receives a suspension for his actions so far in 2016-17. Shaw will likely be receiving another call from the league for his slew-foot at the end of his game against the Buffalo Sabres. The play is dirty and happens right at the end...
Via Puck Drunk Love
October 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Buffalo Sabres re-sign forward Johan Larsson to 1-year deal

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) The Buffalo Sabres have re-signed forward Johan Larsson to a one-year contract. Larsson was eligible to become a restricted free agent once his contract expired this summer. The Swedish-born player is coming off a season in which he set career bests with 10 goals, 17 points and 74 games. He also finished tied with rookie center Jack Eichel in scoring five game...
Via Associated Press
April 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Larsson scores go-ahead goal in Sabres' 6-3 win over Flames

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Johan Larsson scored the go-ahead goal with 9:31 left and Marcus Foligno had a goal and two assists in the Buffalo Sabres' 6-3 win over the Calgary Flames on Thursday night. The loss extended the Flames' skid to 0-6-1 and dropped into last place in the Western Conference. Jack Eichel, Nicolas Deslauriers, Rasmus Ristolainen and Evander Kane, with an empty-netter...
Via Associated Press
March 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Max Talbot Drops Gloves For First Time As Bruin, Fights Johan Larsson (Video)

Friday’s Boston Bruins-Buffalo Sabres game featured a once-in-a-season occurrence for veteran forward Max Talbot. Entering the game, Talbot had not dropped the gloves since before his trade to the Boston Bruins last season, but he decided to do so midway after a David Legwand goal put Buffalo ahead late in the first period. Talbot challenged Sabres winger Johan Larsson 24 seconds...
Via NESN.com
January 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Buffalo Sabres re-sign Johan Larsson to 1-year contract

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) The Buffalo Sabres have re-signed forward Johan Larsson to a one-year contract. The Sabres had retained the rights to Larsson by extending him a qualifying offer last month. The signing was announced on Tuesday. The Swedish-born player had six goals and 10 assists in a career-high 39 games with the Sabres last season. Larsson was acquired by Buffalo in a trade...
Via Associated Press
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins fall to Sabres 2-1 in a shootout

Johan Larsson assisted on the Sabres' game tying goal early in the third periodThe Bruins and Sabres took to the Garden ice on Saint Patrick's Day after both teams were defeated by the Washington Caps on back to back nights on Sunday and Monday. Buffalo was playing for two things: pride and Connor Mcdavid (the projected #1 overall draft pick this summer). The Bruins on the other...
Via BruinsLife
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

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