Sabres' Oskari Laaksonen: Headed back to Finland

Laaksonen will return to Ilves Tampere for the upcoming season.

Following the Sabres' involvement in the Prospects Challenge, the club announced a variety of moves, including shipping the 2017 third-round pick back to his native Finland to continue his development. Once his junior season is over, team brass could decide to have the 19-year-old join up with AHL Rochester or log a few games in the NHL -- although that seems like a long shot.

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