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Kevin Freiheit: Pysyk, Larsson called up

The Sabres have been hit with the flu, and more roster moves have been made. About four or five players apparently called in this morning. Mark Pysyk and Johan Larsson have returned to Buffalo and Chad Ruhwedel has been sent back to Rochester. The Sabres are hosting the Coyotes tonight before a three game break. With all of the sick players for Buffalo, we'll have to...
Via HockeyBuzz
December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Hit hard by flu, Sabres reach down to AHL for reinforcements

The Buffalo Sabres have shuffled their lineup by recalling defenseman Mark Pysyk and forward Johan Larsson from their AHL affiliate in Rochester. The moves were announced late Monday morning, before the Sabres (9-24-3) hosted the Phoenix Coyotes (19-10-6). Pysyk returns to Buffalo a week after being sent down to Rochester. Larsson returns after being assigned to the minors Nov...
Via AP on Fox
December 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Sabres' kiddie pool gets shallow: Ristolainen, Larsson, Zadorov, Grigorenko gone

The Sabres said they had too many young players and planned to change it. It wasn't idle chatter. Buffalo has started its morning skate, and 19-year-old Mikhail Grigorenko is gone along with rookies Rasmus Ristolainen, Johan Larsson and Nikita Zadorov. Though no official word has come from the Sabres, sources say Ristolainen and Larsson have been sent to Rochester. Zadorov...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Sabres’ Mikhail Grigorenko to sit tonight for Johan Larsson

As expected the Sabres will scratch 19-year-old center Mikhail Grigorenko tonight against the Columbus Blue Jackets. Rookie Johan Larsson a scratch Tuesday will pivot Zemgus Girgensons and Brian Flynn inside the First Niagara Center. Grigorenko one of 17 pointless Sabres hasn’t showcased the competitiveness coach Ron Rolston wants to see. “He’s got to continue consistency...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

GARTH'S CORNER: Grand Larssony

Quickly. Someone should call the Erie County Sheriff's Department and demand that a squad car be sent to First Niagara Center. Sabres GM Darcy Regier should be arrested for performing Grand Larssony on Chuck Fltecher, the GM of the Minnesota Wild. April 3. 2013: Regier pulled off his best bank hesit yet when he traded with the Minnesota Wild forcenter Johan Larsson, goaltender Matt Ha...
Via HockeyBuzz
September 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Adam French: Top-10 Prospects : Wild (1-10)

The Minnesota Wild are a very interesting team to watch both on the ice next season and through their prospects. After making that major deal for Jason Pominville they lost two guys who would likely be on this list in Johan Larsson and Matt Hackett, as well as a first round pick. Yet are they poised to make a deep playoff run or simply a bubble team? They have an interesting mix...
Via HockeyBuzz
September 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Bios from a Minnesota Wild writer about Johan Larsson and Matt Hackett

  I'll make this quick... I reached out to Dan over at Hockey Wilderness (SB Nation site) to get some info about  Johan Larsson and Matt Hackett. Here's what he's got on both players:   Hackett is a solid sized goaltender with great reflexes and smooth movements. He's aggressive in the crease and an extremely athletic player, who is strong in the crease...
Via Buffalo Wins
April 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Pominville to Minnesota for Larsson, Hackett

The Minnesota Wild have acquired Jason Pominville from the Buffalo Sabres--for a very stiff return in prospect Johan Larsson and Matt Hackett: Jason Pominville échangé au Wild. #transaction2013 — Renaud Lavoie (@RenLavoieRDS) April 3, 2013 Continue reading "Report: Pominville to Minnesota for Larsson, Hackett"
Via Kukla's Korner
April 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Johan Larsson's two goals and Hackett stops 34 as Aeros escape with 3-2 win over Rockford

"Welcome back, Your dreams were your ticket out.  Welcome back, To that same old place that you laughed about. Well the names have all changed since you hung around, But those dreams have remained and they're turned around," are the words to the 1970's sitcom Welcome Back Kotter and in a way the Houston Aeros arrival marks a return of hockey to Xcel Energy Center...
Via State of Hockey News
November 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Wild prospect Larsson wins award

ST. PAUL, Minn. The highly-touted prospects for the Minnesota Wild keep giving the team and its fans reasons to be excited for the future. Johan Larsson, a second-round pick by Minnesota in the 2010 draft, was named the rookie of the year in the Swedish Elite League on Tuesday. The 6-foot, 198-pound winger had 36 points (12 goals, 24 assists) in 49 games this season for Brynas...
Via Fox Sports North
April 10, 2012  |  Discuss
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