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Top Mattias Samuelsson News

  • Sabres' Mattias Samuelsson: Moves to IR

    Samuelsson (upper body) was placed on injured reserve Tuesday.

    In a corresponding move, Erik Johnson (upper body) was activated from the IR list. The Sabres announced Sunday that Samuelsson would undergo season-ending surgery for an upper-body issue. The 23-year-old blueliner produced seven points, 44 shots on goal, 86 blocked shots and 83 hits over 41 games during the 2023-24 campaign.

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  • Sabres' Mattias Samuelsson: Done for the year

    Samuelsson (upper body) underwent surgery and will not return during the 2023-24 campaign.

    Samuelsson missed four of the last six games and the injury ended up being more serious than expected. The Sabres will place him on injured reserve in the near future and an update on his status for training camp should be available during the offseason. Jacob Bryson should see more regular playing time with Samuelsson out.

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  • Sabres' Mattias Samuelsson: Undergoing MRI

    Samuelsson is still undergoing medical imaging for his upper-body injury, Mike Harrington of The Buffalo News reports Friday.

    Samuelsson should probably be considered a longshot to face the Sharks on Saturday. If he does miss out, the 23-year-old blueliner will be sidelined for the fourth time in his last six contests. Samuelsson is currently stuck in a 36-game goal drought during which he's managed a mere 39 shots and three helpers.

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  • Sabres' Mattias Samuelsson: Not playing Wednesday

    Samuelsson (undisclosed) is banged up and won't play versus the Kings on Wednesday, Mike Harrington of The Buffalo News reports.

    Samuelsson is not 100 percent, as he's set to sit out for the third time in five games. Jacob Bryson will replace Samuelsson in the lineup. It's unclear if the Sabres will opt to let Samuelsson rest against the Sharks on Saturday, the team's last game before the All-Star break.

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  • Sabres' Mattias Samuelsson: Questionable Saturday

    Samuelsson (upper body) is expected to be a game-time call Saturday versus the Lightning, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.

    Samuelsson missed the Sabres' last two contests after suffering an injury Jan. 13 against Vancouver. The 23-year-old blueliner has a goal, seven points and a plus-3 rating through 39 games this year. Samuelsson should return to a top-pairing role alongside Rasmus Dahlin once he's cleared to return.

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  • Sabres' Mattias Samuelsson: Good to go

    Samuelsson (upper body) will suit up Saturday against the Lightning, according to Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News.

    Samuelsson is slated to be back alongside Rasmus Dahlin on the top pairing following a two-game absence. The 23-year-old Samuelsson has collected seven points, 43 shots on goal, 83 blocked shots and 81 hits over 39 appearances this season.

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  • Sabres' Mattias Samuelsson: Remains day-to-day

    Samuelsson (upper body) isn't expected to be an option Wednesday versus Chicago, according to Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News.

    Samuelsson also missed Monday's 3-0 win over San Jose and remains day-to-day. He has a goal, seven points, 24 PIM, 81 hits and 83 blocks in 39 contests in 2023-24. When Samuelsson is ready to return, Ryan Johnson might be a healthy scratch.

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  • Sabres' Mattias Samuelsson: Unavailable Monday

    Samuelsson (upper body) won't play Monday against the Sharks, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.

    Samuelsson will miss at least one game after suffering an upper-body injury in Saturday's 1-0 loss to Vancouver. He has provided seven points, 43 shots on goal, 83 blocked shots and 81 hits across 39 appearances this season. Henri Jokiharju is slated to replace Samuelsson in the lineup.

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  • Sabres' Mattias Samuelsson: Suffers upper-body injury

    Samuelsson (upper body) won't return to Saturday's contest against the Canucks.

    Samuelsson appeared to take an elbow to the face from Vancouver's Filip Hronek early in the second period. The 23-year-old Samuelsson went into Saturday's game with seven points, 43 shots on goal, 83 blocked shots and 81 hits over 38 appearances this season.

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  • Sabres' Mattias Samuelsson: Garners rare assist

    Samuelsson posted an assist, two hits, two blocked shots, two PIM and a plus-3 rating in Friday's 5-2 win over the Golden Knights.

    Samuelsson hadn't gotten on the scoresheet since Oct. 27, a span of 18 games without a point. He snapped the drought with a secondary helper on Zach Benson's go-ahead goal in the third period. Samuelsson is about as pure of a defensive blueliner as they get, offering a stable presence at the back to enable Rasmus Dahlin or Owen Power to push forward more. Through 27 contests, Samuelsson has four points, 28 shots on net, 59 hits, 57 blocked shots and 18 PIM.

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  • Sabres' Mattias Samuelsson: Available Wednesday

    Samuelsson (undisclosed) is good to play Wednesday versus Colorado.

    Samuelsson missed Monday's 5-2 win over Arizona because of the injury. He has a goal, three points, 56 hits and 52 blocks in 25 contests in 2023-24. With Samuelsson back, Ryan Johnson might lose his spot in the lineup.

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  • Sabres' Mattias Samuelsson: Out Monday

    Samuelsson (undisclosed) will not suit up Monday against Arizona, Mike Harrington of The Buffalo News reports.

    Samuelsson is dealing with a seemingly minor injury and will miss at least one game as a result. The 23-year-old is stuck in a 17-game scoreless drought. He'll be considered questionable for Wednesday's game in Colorado until another update is available.

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  • Sabres' Mattias Samuelsson: Questionable for Monday

    Samuelsson (undisclosed) is questionable for Monday's matchup against Arizona, according to Heather Engel of NHL.com.

    Samuelsson left the morning skate early because he was feeling sore. It is unclear at this time if he will be available to play versus the Coyotes. If Samuelsson can't play, Ryan Johnson or Jacob Bryson will fill in on the blue line. The 23-year-old Samuelsson has three points, 25 shots on goal, 52 blocked shots and 56 hits over 25 games this season.

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  • Sabres' Mattias Samuelsson: Good to go Monday

    Samuelsson (upper body) is in Monday's lineup against the Rangers, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.

    Samuelsson suffered a minor injury Saturday against the Devils, but he'll be back in the lineup without missing any time. The 23-year-old is averaging 19:27 of ice time per contest this season but has been held to just three points through 18 games.

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  • Sabres' Mattias Samuelsson: Game-time decision

    Samuelsson (upper body) will be a game-time decision against the Rangers on Monday, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.

    Samuelsson required some stitches to repair his lower lip after he was clipped by a stick in the first period of Saturday's 7-2 loss to New Jersey. He didn't return to the contest as a precaution because of concussion protocol. Samuelsson has chipped in one goal, two assists, 16 shots on net, 37 blocked shots and 41 hits across 18 contests this campaign. He took part in the morning skate alongside Rasmus Dahlin, which is an encouraging sign.

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  • Sabres' Mattias Samuelsson: Won't finish Saturday's game

    Samuelsson (upper body) won't return to Saturday's game versus the Devils.

    Samuelsson was injured in the first period. The 23-year-old blueliner can likely be considered day-to-day until the Sabres provide another update. Samuelsson plays a mainly defensive role, so his potential absence likely won't impact fantasy formats much.

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  • Sabres' Mattias Samuelsson: Removed from IR

    Samuelsson (lower body) was activated from injured reserve Saturday, per the NHL media site.

    Samuelsson appears to be good to go for Saturday's contest against Pittsburgh following a three-game absence. He has produced one goal, two assists, 25 blocked shots and 25 hits in 11 appearances this season. Samuelsson's return to action could bump Ryan Johnson from the lineup.

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  • Sabres' Mattias Samuelsson: Might return Saturday

    Samuelsson (lower body) could be an option to face Pittsburgh on Saturday.

    Samuelsson currently remains on injured reserve but looks to be nearing a return to action. When the blueliner is back in the fold, Ryan Johnson could be sent back to AHL Rochester.

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  • Sabres' Mattias Samuelsson: Goes on injured reserve

    Samuelsson (lower body) was placed on injured reserve Saturday, per the NHL media site.

    Samuelsson will miss at least the next three games, starting with Saturday's matchup against Toronto, after being moved to the injured reserve list. He has one goal, two assists, 25 blocked shots and 25 hits in 11 appearances this season. Jacob Bryson or Ryan Johnson will fill in during Samuelsson's absence.

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  • Sabres' Mattias Samuelsson: Suffers injury Friday

    Samuelsson (lower body) will not return to Friday's game against the Flyers.

    Samuelsson logged just 2:30 of ice time in the first period before exiting the contest. Buffalo is back in action Saturday against Toronto and there should be an update on Samuelsson's status before then. He has four points through 11 games this season.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-4, 227 lbs
Birthplace: Philadelphia, PA
Age: 24
Experience: 2
Shoots: Left