Larsson (wrist) will miss the rest of the season, per a report from Gotland Newspapers in Sweden via NHL.com on Monday. Apparently, Larsson sent a text message to a Swedish reporter, saying "unfortunately my season is over". His original return timetable following surgery was 2-to-3 weeks, so this is obviously devastating news for the 24-year-old. The left winger's 11 points in 36 games haven't moved the fantasy needle much, but would have amounted to somewhere around the 25-point mark over a full season, which would have eclipsed his previous career high of 17 set last year.
Larsson (wrist) is out indefinitely after needing surgery to repair a wrist he injured on Saturday, Bill Hoppe of the Times Herald reports. The center will likely be out 2-3 weeks recovering if all goes well. He was averaging 16:51 minutes per game before the injury, but only had 11 points in 36 games, so when he returns, play him with caution.
Larsson sustained a dislocated wrist in Saturday's game against the Bruins and will be out for weeks, Mike Harrington of The Buffalo News reports. While opposing the Bruins in the matinee, Larsson leaned into defenseman Adam McQuaid on a rush toward the puck only to get plastered into the end boards. While Larsson has been confined to a bottom-six role, the Sabres will miss his two-way acumen with three games coming up in a four-day span, starting with Tuesday's road match against the Rangers. Don't be surprised if Larsson ends up on IR soon.
Larsson sustained an upper-body injury in Saturday's game against the Bruins. He will not return. Larsson was slammed shoulder first into the end boards on a clean hit from defenseman Adam McQuaid. A bottom-six forward, Larsson only logged 2:43 of ice time before heading to the training room. With Ryan O'Reilly (abdomen) and William Carrier (hand) also ailing, the Sabres may need to call up a minor-league reinforcement if two days off between the next game isn't enough time for Larsson to heal.
Larsson's second of the season was the game-winning goal for the Sabres' 2-1 win Tuesday. Larsson took a centering feed from Brian Gionta off the rush and finished the night with two shots on goal and a blocked shot. Larsson's line finished second in ice time behind Ryan O'Reilly, and over the past three games his line has scored six points. They'll have to produce more for a few more games to show it's not a flash in the pan, but in Jack Eichel's absence it's Larsson's line that has stepped up.
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