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Sweden Rasmus Dahlin
#26 Buffalo Sabres / NHL - 21/22
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# Player GP G A TP
1. Jesper Olofsson 16 12 11 23
2. Alexandre Grenier 16 5 14 19
3. Damien Brunner 16 10 8 18
4. Andres Ambühl 14 6 11 17
5. Harri Pesonen 16 8 8 16
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
D
Age
21
Height
6'2" / 189 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
207 lbs / 94 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
Contract
23/24
Cap Hit
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Highlights
1-time U20 WJC Silver Medal 1
1-time Champions Hockey League Champion 1

Dahlin is a smart two-way defenseman who can play in any situation. He is a terrific skater and stick handler who can rush the puck, or join the attack in a hurry. Impressive agility makes him a good one-on-one defender. He has fine passing ability, and although not a big-time bomber, he has an accurate shot from the point. Not one to shy away from the physical game, Dahlin is an accomplished open-ice hitter. A young player, he must learn when to make the simpler play. Adding more weight should help him in board battles and around the crease.
(Erik K. Piri, EP)


Father: Martin Dahlin
Brother: Felix Dahlin

Dahlin is a creative and shifty puckrushing blueliner, confident player with the puck on his stick, Futureconsiderations.ca 2017
I've never seen a player like him in that you give him a couple of chances and shifts at a higher level and he can easily adapt, Tomas Montén (Sweden U20 HC) 2017
Franchise d-man, proven he can meet the challenge of playing above his age level, ISS Hockey 2017
He defends like Lidström, skates like Karlsson, Ray Ferraro (TSN) 2017
He skates like Brian Leetch, Nicklas Lidström 2017
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2013-14 HC Lidköping U16 2 U16 Div.2 13 8 15 23 16 |
HC Lidköping U16 U16 Div.1 7 1 2 3 45 |
2014-15 HC Lidköping U16 2 “A” U16 Div.2 5 27 9 36 6 |
HC Lidköping U16 U16 Div.1 15 19 29 48 32 |
HC Lidköping J18 J18 Div.1 18 12 14 26 44 |
HC Lidköping Division 3 10 1 5 6 0 |
2015-16 Frölunda HC U16 U16 Elit 3 0 0 0 4 |
Frölunda HC U16 U16 SM 2 0 1 1 6 |
Frölunda HC J18 J18 Elit 16 5 7 12 12 12 |
Frölunda HC J18 J18 Allsvenskan 17 3 8 11 12 9 | Playoffs 6 0 3 3 2 5
Frölunda HC J20 J20 SuperElit 1 0 0 0 0 0 |
Sweden U16 (all) “C” International-Jr 6 0 1 1 6 1 |
Sweden U17 (all) International-Jr 3 0 0 0 0 0 |
2016-17 Frölunda HC J18 J18 Elit 1 3 1 4 0 6 |
Frölunda HC J20 J20 SuperElit 24 9 13 22 74 18 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0 -1
Frölunda HC SHL 26 1 2 3 6 4 | Playoffs 14 3 2 5 2 -2
Sweden U17 (all) International-Jr 3 0 1 1 0 2 |
Sweden U18 (all) International-Jr 5 1 1 2 2 2 |
Sweden U20 WJC-20 7 1 1 2 4 0 |
Sweden U20 (all) International-Jr 9 2 1 3 4 0 |
Sweden (all) International 2 0 1 1 4 1 |
2017-18 Frölunda HC J20 J20 SuperElit 1 1 1 2 0 1 |
Frölunda HC SHL 41 7 13 20 20 4 | Playoffs 6 1 2 3 2 3
Sweden U20 WJC-20 7 0 6 6 6 7 |
Sweden U20 (all) International-Jr 10 0 7 7 8 7 |
Sweden OG 2 0 1 1 0 0 |
Sweden (all) International 5 0 2 2 2 -1 |
2018-19 Buffalo Sabres NHL 82 9 35 44 34 -13 |
2019-20 Buffalo Sabres NHL 59 4 36 40 38 -7 |
2020-21 Buffalo Sabres NHL 56 5 18 23 26 -36 |
2021-22 Buffalo Sabres NHL 2 0 1 1 2 1 |
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Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2012-13 Sweden Selects U13 WSI U13 9 0 1 1 8 |
2014-15 Västergötland TV-Pucken 11 2 6 8 16 |
2015-16 Västergötland “A” TV-Pucken 6 4 6 10 0 |
2016-17 Frölunda HC Champions HL 4 0 0 0 0 -1 |
Sweden U18 Hlinka Gretzky Cup 5 1 1 2 2 2 |
2017-18 Frölunda HC Champions HL 7 2 0 2 4 0 |
Sweden EHT 2 0 1 1 0 -1 |
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Game Log
Date Team Opp Score G A TP PIM +/- SOG PPG SHG TOI
NHL
Sat 16/10 Buffalo Sabres vs Arizona Coyotes
Thu 14/10 Buffalo Sabres vs Montréal Canadiens
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
Champions HL 2 11 2 0 2 0.18 4 -1 | 0
Division 3 1 10 1 5 6 0.60 0 - | 0
EHT 1 2 0 1 1 0.50 0 -1 | 0
Hlinka Gretzky Cup 1 5 1 1 2 0.40 2 2 | 0
International 2 7 0 3 3 0.43 6 0 | 0
International-Jr 3 36 3 11 14 0.39 20 12 | 0
J18 Allsvenskan 1 17 3 8 11 0.65 12 9 | 1 6 0 3 3 0.50 2 5
J18 Div.1 1 18 12 14 26 1.44 44 - | 0
J18 Elit (J18 Region) 2 17 8 8 16 0.94 12 18 | 0
J20 SuperElit (J20 Nationell) 3 26 10 14 24 0.92 74 19 | 1 1 0 0 0 0.00 0 -1
NHL 4 199 18 90 108 0.54 100 -55 | 0
OG 1 2 0 1 1 0.50 0 0 | 0
SHL 2 67 8 15 23 0.34 26 8 | 2 20 4 4 8 0.40 4 1
TV-Pucken 2 17 6 12 18 1.06 16 - | 0
U16 Div.1 2 22 20 31 51 2.32 77 - | 0
U16 Div.2 2 18 35 24 59 3.28 22 - | 0
U16 Elit (U16 Region) 1 3 0 0 0 0.00 4 - | 0
U16 SM 1 2 0 1 1 0.50 6 - | 0
WJC-20 2 14 1 7 8 0.57 10 7 | 0
WSI U13 1 9 0 1 1 0.11 8 - | 0
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Puckhandling
18
Passing
18
Agility
18
Teamwork
16

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DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
09/22/2021
09/22/2021 Extension Buffalo Sabres Buffalo Sabres
07/09/2018
07/09/2018 Confirmed Frölunda HC Buffalo Sabres
12/13/2016
12/13/2016 Extension Frölunda HC J20 Frölunda HC
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Player Biography and Trivia

2018 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #1 by ISS Hockey

2018 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #1 by FCHockey

2018 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #1 by McKeen's Hockey

2018 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #1 by TSN/McKenzie

2018 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #1 by NHL Central Scouting

Cult/Star player for Buffalo Sabres

Cult/Star player for Frölunda HC

Cult/Star player for Frölunda HC J20

Cult/Star player for HC Lidköping

Cult/Star player for Västergötland


Career transactions
- 2016-12-13 • Signed to a three-year professional contract by Frölunda Hockey Club FHC
- 2018-07-09 • Signed to a three-year entry-level contract by the Buffalo Sabres Sabres
Captaincy history
- Captain for Team Sweden U16 SWE (2015-16)
- Captain for Team Sweden U17 SWE (2016-17)
- Alternate captain for Västergötland (2015-16)
- Alternate captain for HC Lidköping Red Roosters U16 2 HCL (2014-15)

Jersey numbers
- #2 (HC Lidköping Red Roosters / J18 2014-15 [wore #2 in one game for the J18 team], Västergötland 2014-15 / 2015-16)
- #3 (HC Lidköping Red Roosters U16 / U16 2 2014-15)
- #4 (Team Sweden U16 / U17 2015-16 / 2016-17)
- #8 (Team Sweden U20 2016-17 / 2017-18)
- #14 (Team Sweden U18 2016-17)
- #18 (Frölunda Hockey Club J20 / J18 / U16 2015-16 / 2016-17 / 2017-18, HC Lidköping Red Roosters U16 / U16 2 2013-14)
- #21 (HC Lidköping Red Roosters J18 2014-15)
- #22 (HC Lidköping Red Roosters J18 2014-15 [1 game])
- #26 (Frölunda Hockey Club 2016-17 / 2017-18, Team Sweden 2016-17 / 2017-18, Buffalo Sabres 2018-present)

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