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Capitals' Johan Larsson: Provides assist
Larsson notched an assist and three hits in Friday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Panthers in Game 6.
Larsson played reasonably well in a fourth-line role with two helpers, 20 hits, a minus-2 rating and four shots on goal through six playoff contests. The 29-year-old had a career-high 21 points in just 43 regular-season appearances between the Capitals and Coyotes this year.... See More ... See Less
Capitals' Johan Larsson: Expected to make debut
Larsson (abdomen) has been activated off injured reserve, per the NHL's official media site.
Larsson is expected to slot into a fourth-line role Sunday, making his Capitals debut against the Wild. He picked up six goals and 15 points through 29 games with the Coyotes before undergoing sports hernia surgery in early February.... See More ... See Less
Capitals' Johan Larsson: Joining new team
Larsson (abdomen) is expected to arrive in Washington on Tuesday, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
Larsson, who was traded to the Capitals in exchange for a 2023 third-round pick Monday, is coming off sports hernia surgery, and coach Todd McLellan believes the 29-year-old forward is still at least a week away from playing. Larsson picked up six goals and 15 points through 21 contests before undergoing surgery in early February.... See More ... See Less
Capitals' Johan Larsson: Dealt to Washington
Larsson (lower body) was traded by the Coyotes to the Capitals on Monday in exchange for a 2023 third-round draft pick, Sportsnet's Chris Johnston reports.
The 29-year-old has been remarkably consistent in his career thus far, finishing with somewhere between 11-17 points in seven consecutive seasons. Larsson actually has 15 points in just 29 games this year, so if he can get back on the ice sooner rather than later, he should easily set a new career high.... See More ... See Less
Coyotes' Johan Larsson: Expected to practice Monday
Larsson (lower body) is expected to be a full participant at practice Monday, Arizona Coyotes Insider Craig Morgan reports.
Larsson has missed the last 19 games and will miss at least two more this weekend before returning to practice Monday. The veteran center will likely need a few sessions under his belt before he's ready to return to game action. He's tallied 15 points through 29 games this season.... See More ... See Less
Coyotes' Johan Larsson: Officially on IR
Larsson (lower body) was placed on injured reserve Monday, per CapFriendly.
Larsson is expected to be out for eight weeks while he recovers from sports hernia surgery. The 29-year-old could return in the final month of the season, but that's no guarantee given the Coyotes' poor position in the standings.... See More ... See Less
Coyotes' Johan Larsson: Undergoes sports hernia surgery
Larsson (lower body) underwent a sports hernia surgery Thursday, Arizona Coyotes Insider Craig Morgan reports.
Larsson is expected to miss a minimum of eight weeks while recovering from the surgery. This would put him on track to return in early April, but the Coyotes' poor position in the standings suggests they won't rush the Swedish center back. Larsson has amassed 15 points in 29 games this season. Alex Galchenyuk and Travis Boyd will likely maintain top-six spots in the lineup.... See More ... See Less
Coyotes' Johan Larsson: Facing possible surgery
Larsson could be facing surgery for a sports hernia, Arizona Coyotes Insider Craig Morgan reports.
Per Morgan's last update, the veteran forward is still seeking other options, but surgery appears to be the most likely case. Larsson has 15 points through 29 games during his injury-plagued 2021-22 season. More information on his status should become available in the coming days.... See More ... See Less
Coyotes' Johan Larsson: Out Saturday
Larsson (lower body) was withheld from Friday's game and will not participate against Buffalo on Saturday, Jose M. Romero of AZCentral Sports reports.
Larsson will miss a second consecutive game while recovering from a lower-body injury. The 29-year-old will set his sights on returning for Tuesday's game in Columbus. The Swedish center has averaged 17:00 of ice time -- 1:23 during the power play -- and recorded three points over his last five appearances.... See More ... See Less
Coyotes' Johan Larsson: Provides insurance tally
Larsson scored a goal on two shots and added three hits in Wednesday's 4-1 win over the Devils.
Larsson gave the Coyotes some insurance with his third-period marker. The 29-year-old has scored all six of his goals this season in the last seven games. The Swedish center is up to 15 points in just 26 games, surpassing his 14-point output from from 52 outings last year. He's added 49 hits, 28 shots on net, 28 PIM and a plus-1 rating while often seeing a top-six role.... See More ... See Less
Coyotes' Johan Larsson: Adds two points versus Habs
Larsson scored a goal, added an assist, doled out two hits and went plus-2 in Monday's 5-2 win over the Canadiens.
Larsson tallied in the first period and also helped out on a Nick Schmaltz goal in the second. It's been a solid January for Larsson, who has five goals and an assist in his last seven contests. The Swede is up to 14 points in 25 contests, matching his output from 52 appearances last season. He's on track to reach the 20-point mark for the first time in his 10-year career.... See More ... See Less
Coyotes' Johan Larsson: Finds twine Friday
Larsson scored a goal, blocked two shots and added two PIM in Friday's 4-3 shootout loss to the Avalanche.
Larsson pulled the Coyotes even with the Avalanche at 2-2 with his second-period tally. The 29-year-old has seven points in his last seven games, though he had a hat trick and a three-assist game to go with four pointless efforts in that span. The Swede is up to four goals, eight assists, 23 shots on net, 28 PIM, 43 hits and a minus-2 rating through 23 contests. His skill as a defensive center will likely keep him in a top-six role, though he's also on pace for a career-best year on offense.... See More ... See Less
Coyotes' Johan Larsson: Nets first career hat trick
Larsson recorded a hat trick and two PIM in Thursday's 6-4 win over the Blackhawks.
Larsson tallied at even strength in the first period, then added a power-play goal and an empty-netter in the third to complete his first hat trick. Impressively, those were his first three goals of the season. The Swede has three goals and three assists in his last three games, though that's a rather unusual run of success for him. Larsson is a defensive-minded forward, but playing in a top-six role for the Coyotes could help his scoring numbers. He's at 11 points, 18 shots on net, 39 hits, 22 PIM and a minus-1 rating through 20 appearances.... See More ... See Less
Coyotes' Johan Larsson: Dishes three helpers in wild loss
Larsson racked up three assists -- one on the power play -- in Tuesday's 8-7 shootout loss to San Jose.
Arizona's offense ranks last in goals per game, but the Coyotes were firing on all cylinders offensively in this one. Unfortunately for Larsson, the Sharks were able to match that productivity. The career bottom-six forward is getting an opportunity to play up the lineup due to the Coyotes' lack of talent down the middle, but Larsson's still searching for his first goal of the season. He has eight assists in 18 games.... See More ... See Less
Coyotes' Johan Larsson: Will be active Friday
Larsson (lower body) will be activated from injured reserve to rejoin the lineup Friday versus the Ducks, Arizona Coyotes Insider Craig Morgan reports.
Larsson will end up missing five games with the injury. His return comes at a good time, as Christian Fischer (upper body) exited Wednesday's contest versus the Rangers. Larsson may be eased back into action in a bottom-six role at first, but as one of the more defensive forwards on the the roster, he'll likely log big minutes once he's back up to speed.... See More ... See Less
Coyotes' Johan Larsson: Moved to IR
Larsson (lower body) was placed on injured reserve Friday.
Larsson will miss his third straight game Friday and is expecting to miss roughly another week, so this move won't affect his timeline to return. The 29-year-old has five assists while averaging 17:27 of ice time through 16 games this season.... See More ... See Less
Coyotes' Johan Larsson: Set to miss 10-14 days
Larsson (lower body) is expected to be sidelined for another 10-14 days, Arizona Coyotes Insider Craig Morgan reports.
Larsson has been limited to just one appearance in the team's last nine contests due to a lower-body injury and being in the league's COVID-19 protocols. In 16 games this year, the 29-year-old center has yet to score a goal, which shouldn't come as a surprise considering he has just 12 shots on net.... See More ... See Less
Coyotes' Johan Larsson: MRI results inconclusive
Larsson's (lower body) MRI results were inconclusive, so there's no concrete timetable for his return to the lineup, Arizona Coyotes Insider Craig Morgane reports.
Larsson should be considered out indefinitely with his lower-body issue. With Larsson on the shelf, look for Alex Galchenyuk to draw into the lineup for Friday's game versus Vegas.... See More ... See Less
Coyotes' Johan Larsson: Returning Tuesday
Larsson (COVID-19 protocols) will be in Tuesday's lineup against Minnesota.
Larsson has missed the last seven games while stuck in COVID-19 protocols. The 29-year-old has five points through 15 games this season and will return to a bottom-six role.... See More ... See Less
Coyotes' Johan Larsson: Unavailable Monday
Larsson (COVID-19 protocols) did not travel with the team to Winnipeg for Monday's game, per NHL.com.
Larsson is planning to meet the Coyotes in Minnesota on Tuesday but it's unclear if he'll be ready to return. The veteran forward has now missed the last seven games.... See More ... See Less
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