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Sabres' Rasmus Asplund: Points in three straight

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.
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Sabres' Rasmus Asplund: Tallies late in Sunday win

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.
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Sabres' Rasmus Asplund: Active for Tuesday's game

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.
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Sabres' Rasmus Asplund: Down to taxi squad

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.
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Sabres' Rasmus Asplund: Drops to taxi squad

Asplund was assigned to the taxi squad Friday, per CapFriendly. Asplund should be expected to continue to bounce between the taxi squad and the active roster as one of the Sabres' young depth forwards.
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Sabres' Rasmus Asplund: Will play Thursday

Asplund (undisclosed) will be activated off injured reserve and return to the lineup for Thursday's game versus the Rangers, Bill Hoppe of the Olean Times Herald reports. Asplund will likely return to a bottom-six role following his four-game absence. The 23-year-old forward has potted two goals in seven NHL appearances this year.
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Sabres' Rasmus Asplund: Opens scoring in OT loss

Asplund scored a goal on his only shot of the game in Thursday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Rangers. Asplund took several stabs at a loose puck in the crease before finally jamming it past New York goaltender Igor Shesterkin, opening the scoring just 2:06 into the game. Asplund logged a team-low 10:12 of ice time for the Rangers and the goal was just his fourth in 37 career games.
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Sabres' Rasmus Asplund: Placed on injured reserve

Asplund (undisclosed) was placed on injured reserve Thursday, per CapFriendly. Asplund was injured in Wednesday's game versus the Penguins. With the IR designation, he'll be out until at least March 31 versus the Flyers. The severity of the Swede's injury isn't known at this time.
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Sabres' Rasmus Asplund: Out for Thursday's game

Asplund (undisclosed) won't play in Thursday's game versus the Penguins, Vince Z. Mercogliano of USA Today reports. Asplund exited Wednesday's game versus the Penguins and didn't return. It's still unclear what he's dealing with. With Tage Thompson (illness) also out, C.J. Smith and Steve Fogarty will enter the lineup Thursday.
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Sabres' Rasmus Asplund: Up from taxi squad

Asplund was promoted to the active roster Monday. Asplund is now available for Monday's game against the Rangers. The Swedish forward has recorded just one point through five appearances this year.
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Sabres' Rasmus Asplund: Reverts to taxi squad

Asplund was assigned to the taxi squad Tuesday. Asplund suited up in Monday's loss to the Capitals, firing one shot on net over 14:17 of ice time. Either Cody Eakin or Dylan Cozens (upper body) will slot into a bottom-six center role in place of Asplund.
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Sabres' Rasmus Asplund: Suiting up Monday

Asplund will be promoted to the active roster to play in Monday's game versus the Capitals, John Vogl of The Athletic reports. Asplund will make his first appearance since Feb. 25. The 2016 second-round pick (33rd overall) has logged 33 career NHL games, recording two goals, two assists and 40 shots on goal.
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Sabres' Rasmus Asplund: Promotion expected Thursday

Asplund will be promoted to the active roster for Thursday's game versus the Devils, John Vogl of The Athletic reports. Asplund is expected to play in a second straight game because Tobias Rieder (upper body) and Jeff Skinner (coach's decision) will both sit out. The 23-year-old Asplund scored his first goal of the season in Tuesday's win over the Devils, adding two hits and a plus-2 rating across 12:15 of ice time.
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Sabres' Rasmus Asplund: Drops to taxi squad

Asplund was reassigned to the taxi squad Wednesday, per CapFriendly. Asplund scored a goal in Wednesday's 4-1 win over the Devils, so he's probably earned a bit more playing time. Expect him to be in the mix for bottom-six minutes going forward.
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Sabres' Rasmus Asplund: Jumps to active roster

Asplund was promoted from the taxi squad ahead of Tuesday's game versus the Devils. Asplund could suit up for his third game of the year Tuesday. The 2016 second-round pick 33rd overall) registered two shots on net over his first two games of the season.
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Sabres' Rasmus Asplund: Returned to taxi squad

Asplund was reassigned to Buffalo's taxi squad Wednesday. Asplund was promoted to the active roster and drew into Tuesday's game versus the Islanders, registering one shot on goal in 10:46 of ice time. He'll likely continue to shuffle between the active roster and the taxi squad throughout the season.
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Sabres' Rasmus Asplund: Brought to taxi squad

Asplund was recalled from AHL Rochester to the taxi squad Monday. Asplund will add depth for the big club. The 23-year-old has suited up in one NHL game this season, logging 7:20 of ice time. Once the Sabres get healthy, he'll likely be sent back to the AHL to continue his development.
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Sabres' Rasmus Asplund: Sent to AHL affiliate

The Sabres removed Asplund from their taxi squad and loaned him to AHL Rochester on Thursday. Carter Hutton is dealing with an upper-body injury, so Buffalo had to send Asplund down in order to make room for Dustin Tokarski on the taxi squad ahead of Friday's match versus Washington. The 23-year-old Asplund will likely rejoin the taxi squad as soon as Hutton is ready to return.
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Sabres' Rasmus Asplund: Back to taxi squad

Per Cap Friendly, the Sabres reassigned Asplund to the taxi squad Wednesday. The 23-year-old rose to the active roster from the taxi squad for Tuesday's loss to Philadelphia, managing two shots across 7:20 of ice time. Expect Asplund to spend the bulk of his time between the active roster and taxi squad this season. In his stead, Tage Thompson could enter the lineup for Friday's game against the Capitals.
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Sabres' Rasmus Asplund: Rises to active roster

Asplund was recalled from the taxi squad Tuesday. It's unclear if Asplund will play in Tuesday's game against the Flyers, but he'll at least serve as pregame injury insurance. The 23-year-old played 29 games last season, logging three points, 36 shots on net and 20 hits.