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Buffalo Sabres re-sign forward Johan Larsson to 1-year contract

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BUFFALO, N.Y. - The Buffalo Sabres have re-signed forward Johan Larsson to a one-year contract.

The Sabres had retained the rights to Larsson by extending him a qualifying offer last month. The signing was announced on Tuesday.

The Swedish-born player had six goals and 10 assists in a career-high 39 games with the Sabres last season. Larsson was acquired by Buffalo in a trade that sent captain Jason Pominville to Minnesota in April 2013.

Larsson, who turns 23 on Saturday, has an opportunity to become a regular contributor for the rebuilding Sabres this season.

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