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Johan Larsson (LW)

Rochester Americans

Name: Johan Larsson
Number: 26
Position: LW
Shoots: L
Height: 5-11
Weight: 198
Birthdate: 1992-07-25
Birth place: Lau, Sweden

Biography

ACQUIRED
Acquired by the Buffalo Sabres along with goaltender Matt Hackett, a first-round selection in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft and a second-round selection in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft from the Minnesota Wild in exchange for forward Jason Pominville and a fourth-round selection in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft on April 3, 2013.

LAST SEASON
2013-14: Recorded four assists over an extended 28-game stay with the Buffalo Sabres (NHL)… Earned his second straight 41-point season after scoring 15 goals and posting a career-high 26 assists in 51 regular-season games with the Rochester Americans (AHL)… Ranked second on the team in assists and fourth in points while leading all Amerks forwards with a +7 on-ice rating… Registered three points (1+2) and four PIM in five playoff contests for Rochester… Collected two points (1+1) in a 7-2 win in Game 4 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals at Chicago on 5/02… Assigned to Rochester on 4/08… Tallied assists in back-to-back games for the Sabres at Nashville on 3/27 and vs. Tampa Bay on 3/29… Received his second recall from the Sabres on 3/27… Scored twice and was +2 at Syracuse on 3/08… Netted a pair of goals, including the game-winner, at Iowa on 2/27… Had a four-game point streak (3+4) from 2/14 to 2/19… Scored the game-tying goal and assisted on Phil Varone’s overtime game-winner in a 3-2 win over Iowa on 2/19… Tallied three assists vs. Utica on 2/14… Posted a season-long seven-game point streak (3+9) from 1/17 to 2/01, the longest in the AHL over that span… Appeared in his 100th AHL game against Rockford on 1/31… Recorded three assists and was +2 in a 4-1 win vs. Chicago on 1/29… Notched two points (1+1), with the assist being the 100th point of his pro career, and was +2 at Binghamton on 1/25… Registered an assist in his 200th pro game at Lake Erie on 1/23… Notched a goal and an assist at San Antonio on 1/18… Netted the game-winning goal and finished +2 in a 3-1 win at Hamilton on 1/11… Recalled by the Sabres on 12/31… Notched one assist in three games for the Amerks during the 2013 Spengler Cup in Davos, Switzerland… Returned to the lineup at Grand Rapids on 12/07… Missed two games (12/04-12/06) with an injury… Had a three-game point streak (2+3) from 11/27 to 11/30… Bagged his first goal of the season and added an assist vs. Hamilton on 11/27… Collected two assists and took three shots against Utica on 11/22… Logged 22:04 of ice time in his season debut vs. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on 11/20… Assigned to Rochester by the Buffalo Sabres (NHL) on 11/19… Notched one point and 13 PIM in 17 games with the Sabres prior to joining the Amerks… Recorded his first NHL point with an assist vs. Anaheim on 11/02… Made his Sabres debut vs. Ottawa on 10/04

CAREER
2012-13: Finished his rookie campaign with four points (1+3) and two PIM in seven games with Rochester... Ranked third on the team and tied for 14th in scoring among AHL rookies with 41 points (16+25) in 69 combined games with Houston and Rochester… Paced league rookies with three shootout-winning goals, including two for the Amerks… Set a career-high with 16 goals… Finished third on the team with the six power-play goals while adding a shorthanded tally… Fired 99 shots on goal, the most amongst Amerks rookies… Collected a team-high three assists and averaged a point-per-game during the 2013 Calder Cup Playoffs… Recorded two assists in his Amerks/AHL playoff debut in Game 1 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals at Toronto on 4/27… Missed the last two games of the season (4/20-4/21) with an injury… Netted his second straight shootout game-winner against Oklahoma City on 4/12… Had a three-game point streak (1+2) from 4/05 to 4/07… Scored the shootout game-winner at Albany on 4/07… Recorded his first assist as an Amerk at Adirondack on 4/06… Scored his first goal as an Amerk in his Rochester debut against Lake Erie on 4/05… Loaned to Rochester by the Buffalo Sabres (NHL) after being acquired from the Minnesota Wild on 4/03… Recalled by Minnesota on 4/02… Amassed 37 points (15+22) and 38 PIM in 62 games with the Houston Aeros (AHL) prior to being acquired by Buffalo… Ranked third among Houston skaters and 13th among AHL rookies in overall scoring with the Aeros… Netted six power-play goals and recorded five multi-point games… Assisted on a pair of goals at Charlotte on 3/10… Posted a career-high four points (2+2), including the first multi-assist game of his career, and finished +2 at Abbotsford on 3/02… Made his NHL debut at Detroit on 2/17, logging two shots over 14:02 of ice time… Earned his first-ever NHL recall from Minnesota on 2/16... Had a three-game point streak (2+1) from 1/06 to 1/12… Netted the game-winner in a 3-2 overtime win against Charlotte on 12/28… Scored a power-play goal and added a short-handed assist in a 4-3 win against Oklahoma City on 11/30… Collected his first multi-goal game against Rockford on 11/18… Recorded his first multi-point game (1+1) at San Antonio on 11/13… Had a season-long five-game point streak (2+3) from 10/20 to 11/02… Scored his pro goal against Milwaukee on 10/27… Registered his first pro point with an assist at Texas 10/20… Made his AHL debut against Charlotte on 10/13… 2011-12: Ranked third on Brynas (SEL) roster with 36 points (12+24) in 49 games… Named Rookie of the Year in the Swedish Elite League… Added 10 points (2+8) in 16 playoff contests to help Brynas claim the Le Mat Trophy as Swedish champions… 2010-11: Tallied eight points (4+4) and 18 PIM in 43 games as an 18-year-old rookie with Brynas… Assisted on two goals and recorded for PIM in five postseason contests… Scored his first pro goal against Skelleftea AIK on 1/15… Recorded his first pro point with an assist against Djurgardens IF on 9/23… Made his SEL/professional debut against Modo Hockey on 9/16… 2009-10: Registered 34 points (15+19) in 40 games with Brynas in the Swedish Junior League… Scored one goal with one assist in five playoff appearances… 2008-09: Tallied nine points (4+5) and 55 PIM in 33 games with Brynas… Appeared in five postseason matches and picked up two PIM… INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION: Represented Sweden at the 2012 World Championship, recording two assists in seven games… Captained Sweden to a gold medal at the 2012 U-20 World Junior Championship in Calgary, posting six assists in six games… Notched five points (2+3) in three games at the 2011 U-19 Three Nations Tournament in Helsinki, Finland… Captained Team Sweden at the 2011 U-19 Five Nations Tournament, scoring a team-high 10 points (4+6) in four games… Registered four points (1+3) in six international contests at the 2011 U-20 World Junior Championship, helping Sweden to a fourth-place finish… Ranked second in scoring at the 2010 U-18 World Junior Championship in Minsk, netting 14 points (6+8) in five games… Received a silver medal and served as team captain for Sweden… Named a tournament First-Team All-Star his outstanding performance

View Game By Game Stats Player Stats

Regular Season Stats
Season Team GP G A PTS +/- SOG PIM SOG SOA SOGW SO
2014-15 Regular Season Rochester Americans 4 1 3 4 1 6 2 0 0 0 0.000
2013-14 Regular Season Rochester Americans 51 15 26 41 7 117 75 2 5 0 0.400
2012-13 Regular Season Rochester Americans 7 1 3 4 -2 10 2 2 3 2 0.667
2012-13 Regular Season Houston Aeros 62 15 22 37 0 89 38 2 4 1 0.500
Playoff Stats
Season Team GP G A PTS +/- SOG PIM SOG SOA SOGW SO
2014 Calder Cup Playoffs Rochester Americans 5 1 2 3 -3 9 4 0 0 0 0.000
2013 Calder Cup Playoffs Rochester Americans 3 0 3 3 2 7 6 0 0 0 0.000