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Predators' Rasmus Asplund: Back in action
Asplund (illness) will play Sunday against Anaheim, Emma Lingan of the Predators' official site reports.
Asplund missed Saturday's game, but he'll limit the absence to just one contest. The 25-year-old is scoreless in three games since joining Nashville.... See More ... See Less
Predators' Rasmus Asplund: Not playing Saturday
Asplund (illness) won't play Saturday versus the Kings.
There's been an illness going around the Predators' locker room, and it has found Asplund. Mark Jankowski, who was sick for Thursday's game in Arizona, will rejoin the lineup. It's unclear if Asplund will play Sunday versus the Ducks.... See More ... See Less
Predators' Rasmus Asplund: Traded to Predators
Asplund was dealt to Nashville from Buffalo on Friday in exchange for a 2025 seventh-round pick.
Asplund has two goals and eight points in 27 games while averaging 11:20 of ice time with the Sabres this season. The 25-year-old frequently served as a healthy scratch with Buffalo, but he'll get a fresh opportunity in Nashville. Asplund is playing through the second season of a two-year, $1.65 million contract and is eligible to become a restricted free agent this summer.... See More ... See Less
Sabres' Rasmus Asplund: Draws back in
Asplund returned to the lineup Saturday against Minnesota after being a healthy scratch for six straight games.
Asplund, who spent most of the contest alongside Tyson Jost and Jack Quinn, got a chance to play because Dylan Cozens (undisclosed) was unavailable. If Cozens is good to go Wednesday versus Carolina, Asplund is likely to return to the press box. The 25-year-old Swede has recorded two goals and six assists in 26 appearances this season.... See More ... See Less
Sabres' Rasmus Asplund: Two helpers in big win
Asplund collected two assists in Tuesday's 6-0 win over the Kings.
Buffalo did all its scoring in a dominant third period, with Asplund having a hand in the team's second and sixth tallies. It's his first multi-point effort since Oct. 22 and first point of any kind since Nov. 10, as injuries have limited the 25-year-old to just seven games over that scoreless stretch. On the season, Asplund has two goals and eight points through 20 contests, and his lack of power-play time or a spot in the top six limits his fantasy ceiling, even in an explosive Sabres offense.... See More ... See Less
Sabres' Rasmus Asplund: Back to full health
Asplund is available to return from his upper-body injury, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.
Asplund didn't take part in line rushes during Sunday's practice, so it is unclear if he will play Monday versus the Lightning. He has missed the past two games.... See More ... See Less
Sabres' Rasmus Asplund: Won't play Friday
Asplund (upper body) is expected to miss Friday's game against New Jersey, according to Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News.
Asplund has two goals and six points in 17 games this season. This will be his second straight game on the shelf. Kyle Okposo will draw back into the lineup Friday after recovering from a lower-body injury, while Peyton Krebs will be a healthy scratch.... See More ... See Less
Sabres' Rasmus Asplund: Out Wednesday
Asplund will miss Wednesday's game against St. Louis due to an upper-body injury, Heather Engel of NHL.com reports.
Asplund logged 8:47 of ice time in Tuesday's win over Montreal. He is listed as day-to-day. Peyton Krebs will replace Asplund in the lineup.... See More ... See Less
Sabres' Rasmus Asplund: Scores late in win
Asplund scored a goal on three shots in Monday's 8-3 win over the Red Wings.
Asplund had been a healthy scratch in the last two games, but he replaced Vinnie Hinostroza in the lineup Monday. Asplund didn't do much until scoring in the final minute of the blowout win, earning his first goal of the year. He's added three assists, nine shots on net and a plus-7 rating in seven appearances as mainly a bottom-six option.... See More ... See Less
Sabres' Rasmus Asplund: Notches two helpers
Asplund posted two assists, two hits and a plus-2 rating in Saturday's 5-1 win over the Canucks.
Asplund helped out on both of Victor Olofsson's third-period tallies. After a slow start to the year, Asplund has responded well to a move up to the second line. He now has three assists, a plus-6 rating and five shots on net in five contests, though he's not exactly proven as a top-six forward yet.... See More ... See Less
Sabres' Rasmus Asplund: Sets up empty-netter
Asplund produced an assist and went plus-2 in Thursday's 6-3 win over the Flames.
Asplund fed Alex Tuch for an empty-net goal that completed the latter's hat trick. Initially expected to serve as a fourth-line center, Asplund has seen middle-six minutes on the wing this season. The assist was his first point in four games to go with a plus-4 rating, four shots on net and a hit.... See More ... See Less
Sabres' Rasmus Asplund: Shifting to center
Asplund is projected to start the regular season as Buffalo's fourth-line center, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.
Asplund has been a winger for the majority of his NHL career, but he feels comfortable with the change because he has played the position before. The switch will also allow the Sabres to move Zemgus Girgensons to the wing. Asplund notched eight goals and 27 points in 80 games during the 2021-22 season.... See More ... See Less
Sabres' Rasmus Asplund: Puts up assist
Asplund contributed an assist in a 6-1 loss to the Oilers on Thursday.
Asplund assisted on Buffalo's lone goal Thursday. The center has not scored a goal since Nov. 21 against the Rangers. Asplund has four assists across his last nine contests, helping the 24-year-old to reach 16 assists in 59 games this season.... See More ... See Less
Sabres' Rasmus Asplund: Set to return Sunday
Asplund (lower body) is expected to play Sunday versus the Maple Leafs, Paul Hamilton of WGR Sports Radio 550 reports.
Asplund left Thursday's game versus the Golden Knights with a lower-body injury, but it's apparently not too serious. The 24-year-old will likely play in a bottom-six role in Sunday's Heritage Classic contest in Hamilton, Ontario. He's gone 40 games without scoring a goal.... See More ... See Less
Sabres' Rasmus Asplund: Exits Thursday's game
Asplund (lower body) will not return to Thursday's game versus the Golden Knights.
It's not obvious what caused Asplund's injury at this time. If he can't play Sunday versus the Maple Leafs, Anders Bjork or Mark Jankowski would likely enter the lineup.... See More ... See Less
Sabres' Rasmus Asplund: Clears COVID-19 protocols
Asplund exited the NHL's COVID-19 protocols Tuesday, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.
Asplund has missed the last two games while in the virus protocols. The 24-year-old has averaged 15:51 of ice time -- 1:49 during the man advantage -- and recorded five goals and 11 assists over 42 appearances this season. Anders Bjork may see a reduced role upon Asplund's return.... See More ... See Less
Sabres' Rasmus Asplund: Tests positive for virus
Asplund entered the NHL's COVID-19 protocols Saturday.
Asplund will likely have to miss games Saturday in Arizona and Sunday in Colorado at a minimum. He'll be eligible to return once he can provide two negative tests for the virus.... See More ... See Less
Sabres' Rasmus Asplund: Dishes for 10th assist
Asplund registered an assist in Friday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Penguins.
Asplund profiles as a burgeoning pivot, with his role and offensive output increasing with each passing season. The Swede is up to five goals and 10 assists through 30 games for 2021-22, and he's been in the power-play mix having generated two goals and an assist in that critical special teams spot.... See More ... See Less
Sabres' Rasmus Asplund: Six-game, eight-point streak
Asplund delivered two assists in a 4-3 overtime loss to Detroit on Saturday.
He's on a six-game, eight-point scoring streak (three goals, five assists). Asplund is thriving in a prominent role with the Sabres. His two-way play is very strong and his compete is high. Asplund is Swiss Army Knife versatile, and while he likely can't keep this scoring pace up, he will deliver solid fantasy results for managers lucky enough to roster him.... See More ... See Less
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