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NHL PLAYER, Rasmus Dahlin


Born Apr 13, 2000 -- Lidkoping, Sweden
Selected by Buffalo Sabres round 1 #1 overall 2018 NHL Entry Draft

Rasmus Dahlin currently plays for the Buffalo Sabres of the NHL. Drafted 1st overall by the Sabres in the 2018 NHL Draft, the Lidkoping, Sweden-native would go on to tally 44 points in his rookie season, finishing 3rd in Calder Trophy voting. As of 2021, the defenseman has played three seasons for Buffalo, featuring in 197 games for the club where he has registered 107 points.



Buffalo Sabres defenseman Rasmus Dahlin has signed an eight-year contract extension worth $88 million with an annual average value of $11 million. This deal, set to begin next season, comes as Dahlin is entering the final year of his existing contract. The 23-year-old Swede expressed his deep attachment to the city of Buffalo and his desire to remain with the Sabres for the long term.

Rasmus Dahlin Sets New Record for NHL Defenseman October 21, 2022 - NHL

Rasmus Dahlin became the first defenseman in NHL history to score in each of the first four games of a season in the Buffalo Sabres' 6-3 win against the Calgary Flames at Scotiabank Saddledome on Thursday.  

Dahlin is also the second defenseman in Sabres history to have a four-game goal streak at any point of the season, joining Phil Housley.  

He has six points in four games while skating 24-plus minutes a night, mostly against opposing top lines, and has compiled a plus-6 rating in the process. 

Dahlin will look to build on his hot start to the campaign tomorrow night in Vancouver, as the Sabres visit the Canucks for a Saturday night matchup.


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Dahlin feeling confident ahead of 2019-20 season August 23, 2019

One year removed from a solid rookie campaign, 2018 No.1 overall pick Rasmus Dahlin is not sitting on his laurels ahead of the upcoming season. The 19-year-old phenom has set high expectations for both himself and his team, the Buffalo Sabres, predicting that the team will reach the playoffs in 2019-20. With 82 games under his belt, the Swedish defenseman believes he is gained in both maturity and confidence, while his summer regiment has seen him add weight and strength to his 6’3” frame.

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Dahlin wants to expand on successful rookie season August 05, 2019

Rasmus is currently in Sweden honing his craft ahead of the 2019-20 season, where he hopes to take further strides in improving his offensive game. The 19-year-old defenseman more than justified his No.1 overall draft selection by the Buffalo Sabres in 2018, tallying an impressive 44 points (9 goals, 35 assists) in 82 games played last season.  

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Dahlin continues to impress in Sabres’ win January 30, 2019

Rasmus Dahlin tallied 2 more assists last night, as the Buffalo Sabres took down the Columbus Blue Jackets in overtime by a score of 5-4. The 18-year-old phenom was inch perfect in the victory, finishing the game with 2 points, 2 shots on net and a game-high, +4 rating. The native of Lidkoping, Sweden has been on an excellent run of late, registering 8 points (1 goal, 7 assists) in his last 7 games played.   

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Dahlin stays hot in Sabres’ triumph January 17, 2019

Star rookie Rasmus Dahlin extended his point-streak to 5 games last night, as the Buffalo Sabres defeated the Calgary Flames in overtime, 4-3. The 18-year-old phenom scored his 5th goal of the season in the win, and would go on to be named the 3rd star of the contest. The native of Lidkoping, Sweden has suited up for all 47 of Buffalo's games this season, tallying 26 points (5 goals, 21 assists) with a +6 rating, while averaging 20:37 of ice time per contest.

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