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English: Français: Buffalo Sabres C 1. Cody Hodgson  2. Tyler Ennis  3. Zemgus Girgensons  4. Mikhail Grigorenko  5. Johan Larsson  6. Matt Ellis  L 1. Matt Moulson  2. Marcus Foligno  3. Brian Flynn  4. Cody McCormick  5. Nicolas Deslauriers  R 1. Drew...
Via Hockey Trades | NHL Trade Rumors
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres’ Larsson says he’s proven what he can in AHL

The Buffalo Sabres might be in line for a long season, but Johan Larsson wants to be a big part of it. Uffe Bodin of HockeySverige in Sweden (link in Swedish) interviewed the 22-year-old forward and found out he thinks he’s proven all he can in the AHL and is ready to make the jump to the NHL for good. Poorly translated quotes ahead: “I’ve proven what I can in the AHL by...
Via Pro Sports Daily
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres put leading scorer Hodgson on IR

Buffalo has placed leading scorer Cody Hodgson on injured reserve with a thumb/wrist injury, recalling forward Johan Larsson and defenseman Brayden McNabb. Hodgson, 23, was hurt on Dec. 19 blocking a shot against Boston. Prior to the injury he topped the Sabres in scoring with 19 points, and was tied for the team lead in goals (eight) with Tyler Ennis. Hodgson has since missed...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 01, 2014  |  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

Roster Moves For The Buffalo Sabres

BUFFALO, N.Y. (November 19, 2013) --- Buffalo Sabres president of hockey operations Pat LaFontaine today announced the team has assigned three players to the Rochester Americans (AHL). Defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen and forward Johan Larsson will report to the Americans along with forward Mikhail Grigorenko, who has been assigned to Rochester on a conditioning assignment. Defenseman...
Via Kukla's Korner
November 19, 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' Nolan: 'You don't force-feed somebody and say we're rebuild'

One of the things Pat LaFontaine and Ted Nolan have been discussing since taking over the Sabres is the roster. You can expect it to change -- very soon. The days of teenagers getting the keys to the car are coming to an end. Nikita Zadorov is likely heading back to junior hockey, and Mikhail Grigorenko might be alongside him. Other youngsters, such as Johan Larsson and Rasmus Ristolainen...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Nolan shuffles lines, roster for Sabres debut

Ted Nolan’s first game behind the Buffalo bench in 16 years promises to be intriguing, though not just for his coaching debut. The new head coach has rattled the Sabres, so to speak, with a number of lineup adjustments heading into Friday night’s affair with the Leafs. Let’s take a look: – John Scott will draw in for the first time since his seven-game suspension for hitting...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 15, 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

Sabres/Red Wings Recap

     The Buffalo Sabres started their season with a 2 to 1 loss at Detroit Wednesday. At first glance, a one goal loss to a talented Detroit team would seem to be a pretty good effort for a young Sabres team. However, the Red Wings dominated play for large chunks of the night and only a very strong performance by Ryan Miller kept the game close. The Sabres definitely need to...
Via The Farm Club
October 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Sabres beat Hurricanes 5-2 in preseason game

Brayden McNabb had two goals and an assist to lead the Buffalo Sabres to a 5-2 preseason victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday night. Johan Larsson had a goal and an assist for the Sabres, who improved to 3-0 in exhibition play. Buffalo scored the last four goals. McNabb's left point shot was deflected by Larsson past Carolina goaltender Anton Khudobin at the 18...
Via AP on Fox
September 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Wild prepare for activity before, during Sunday's draft

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Since taking over the Minnesota Wild in May 2009, general manager Chuck Fletcher hasn't been shy in his approach to building a roster that ended a four-year postseason drought last season. Fletcher, trying to assure Minnesota made the playoffs last season after the monumental offseason signings of Zach Parise and Ryan Suter, was willing to part with a first...
Via Fox Sports North
June 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Wild prepare for activity before, during Sunday's draft

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Since taking over the Minnesota Wild in May 2009, general manager Chuck Fletcher hasn't been shy in his approach to building a roster that ended a four-year postseason drought last season. Fletcher, trying to assure Minnesota made the playoffs last season after the monumental offseason signings of Zach Parise and Ryan Suter, was willing to part with a first...
Via Fox Sports North
June 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Wild trade for Jason Pominville in a deadline deal surprise

I must admit I thought the Wild would be quiet during the trade deadline and as the hours ticked by with little to know activity it appeared as though my expectations would be fulfilled.  Then late in the afternoon, the rumors began flying the Wild were pushing hard for Buffalo Sabres right winger Jason Pominville and lo and behold they came true.  However the move did not come...
Via State of Hockey News
April 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Sabres’ Jason Pominville traded to Minnesota

During the waning hours (and minutes) of the NHL trade deadline, the Buffalo Sabres struck a deal to trade their captain and right winger Jason Pominville and a fourth-round pick in 2014 to the Minnesota Wild. In return, Buffalo receives goaltender Matt Hackett, left winger Johan Larsson, a first-round pick in 2013 and a second-round pick in 2014. This deal is under the condition...
Via Bloguin Best
April 03, 2013  |  Discuss

NHL Trade Deadline 2013: Sabres Deal The Captain

© Dan Hickling The Sabres are in rebuild mode, though Darcy Regier refused to actually use the “R” word at his post trade deadline press conference on Wednesday afternoon. The team capped off their 2013 trading season with a deal that sent captain Jason Pominville and a 2014 fourth round pick to the Minnesota Wild for prospects Johan Larsson, Matthew Hackett, a 2013 first round...
Via Queen City Sports
April 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Sabres trade captain Jason Pominville to Wild

Sabres trade captain Jason Pominville to Wild, will  receive rookie forward Johan Larsson and rookie goalie Matt Hackett in return.Pominville, is a member of my fantasy hockey team. I expect  the eight-year NHL veteran, and six-time 20-goal scorer to be a great fit in Minnesota. 
Via Hockey Fan Land
April 03, 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

Sabres’ Jason Pominville traded to Minnesota

During the waning hours (and minutes) of the NHL trade deadline, the Buffalo Sabres struck a deal to trade their captain and right winger Jason Pominville to the Minnesota Wild. In return, Buffalo receives goaltender Matt Hackett and left winger Johan Larsson. This deal is under the condition that the players pass physical examinations by the respective teams. Pominville was...
Via Puck Drunk Love
April 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Wild acquire Jason Pominville in trade

The Minnesota Wild weren't eager to dip into their highly touted farm system, but apparently couldn't pass up the chance when they acquired Buffalo Sabres captain Jason Pominville before Wednesday's trade deadline. Multiple reports say Minnesota sent two prospects, goaltender Matt Hackett and forward Johan Larsson, to Buffalo for Pominville, who has at least 20 goals...
Via Fox Sports North
April 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Wild acquire Jason Pominville in trade

The Minnesota Wild weren't eager to dip into their highly touted farm system, but apparently couldn't pass up the chance when they acquired Buffalo Sabres captain Jason Pominville before Wednesday's trade deadline. Multiple reports say Minnesota sent two prospects, goaltender Matt Hackett and forward Johan Larsson, to Buffalo for Pominville, who has at least 20 goals...
Via Fox Sports North
April 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Pominvile Goes Into the Wild by   Jack Weber

The red-hot Minnesota Wild have added an extra push as the team looks to capture the Northwest Division, while the struggling Buffalo Sabres are loading up for the Future. The Wild announced the team has acquired Sabres captain Jason Pominville in exchange for Matt Hackett and Johan Larsson. Something Minnesota could use is more offense, [...]
Via The Hockey House
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

Wild place Harding on IR while he recovers

Ailing goaltender Josh Harding has found his way to injured reserve as the Minnesota Wild try to solve their scoring woes with a pair of call-ups. Harding, who is dealing with complications from a change in medications for multiple sclerosis, said this week he has been feeling "a little off," and Minnesota is trying to give its goaltender time to adjust. With the move...
Via Fox Sports North
February 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Wild place Harding on IR while he recovers

Ailing goaltender Josh Harding has found his way to injured reserve as the Minnesota Wild try to solve their scoring woes with a pair of call-ups. Harding, who is dealing with complications from a change in medications for multiple sclerosis, said this week he has been feeling "a little off," and Minnesota is trying to give its goaltender time to adjust. With the move...
Via Fox Sports North
February 16, 2013  |  Discuss
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