Asplund tallied a goal on three shots Monday in a 4-2 win over the Islanders. Asplund snapped a seven-game goal drought when he banged home a loose puck on the doorstep to square the game at 2-2 in the third period. The 23-year-old will take a season-best three-game point streak into Tuesday's rematch with the Islanders.
Asplund scored an empty-net goal on two shots and added two hits in a 4-2 win over Pittsburgh on Sunday. Asplund extended Buffalo's lead to 4-1 with 1:48 left in the third period, depositing his sixth goal of the season. The 23-year-old has provided eight points and a robust 31.6 shooting percentage in 17 games in 2020-21.
Asplund was promoted to the active roster for Tuesday's game versus the Devils, per CapFriendly. Asplund will skate on the third line with Riley Sheahan and Jeff Skinner. The 23-year-old entered Tuesday's game with three goals over nine games.
Asplund was assigned to Buffalo's taxi squad Sunday, per CapFriendly. Asplund has appeared in two straight games with the Sabres, potting one goal over that span, so he may return to the active roster for Tuesday's game versus the Devils.
Asplund was recalled to the active roster under emergency conditions Saturday, per CapFriendly. Asplund filled a bottom-six role for the Sabres in Saturday's game versus the Rangers.
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