Rasmus Asplund

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Age 24 Dec 3, 1997
Filipstad SWE
Center shoots left
5'11" 180 cm
190 lbs 86 kg
ELC Signing Age 20
Waivers Signing Age 21
UFA Year 2025
Agent Peter Wallen
Draft Year 2016
Drafted Overall 33
Draft Round 2
Draft Team Buffalo Sabres logo

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Transaction History
Nov 25, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Rasmus Asplund | Asplund (upper body) is expected to miss Friday's game against the New Jersey Devils, according to Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News.
Nov 23, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Rasmus Asplund | Asplund will miss Wednesday's game against the St. Louis Blues due to an upper-body injury, Heather Engel of NHL.com reports.
Oct 31, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Rasmus Asplund | Asplund scored a goal on three shots in Monday's 8-3 win over the Detroit Red Wings.
Oct 22, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Rasmus Asplund | Asplund posted two assists, two hits and a plus-2 rating in Saturday's 5-1 win over the Vancouver Canucks.
Oct 20, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Rasmus Asplund | Asplund produced an assist and went plus-2 in Thursday's 6-3 win over the Calgary Flames.
Oct 9, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Rasmus Asplund | Asplund is projected to start the regular season as Buffalo's fourth-line center, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.
Mar 17, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Rasmus Asplund | Asplund contributed an assist in a 6-1 loss to the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday.
Mar 12, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Rasmus Asplund | Asplund (lower body) is expected to play Sunday versus the Toronto Maple Leafs, Paul Hamilton of WGR Sports Radio 550 reports.
Mar 10, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Rasmus Asplund | Asplund (lower body) will not return to Thursday's game versus the Vegas Golden Knights.
Feb 1, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Rasmus Asplund | Asplund exited the NHL's COVID-19 protocols Tuesday, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.
Jan 29, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Rasmus Asplund | Asplund entered the NHL's COVID-19 protocols Saturday.
Dec 18, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Rasmus Asplund | Asplund registered an assist in Friday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Nov 6, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Rasmus Asplund | Asplund delivered two assists in a 4-3 OT loss to Detroit on Saturday.
Nov 4, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Rasmus Asplund | Asplund recorded an assist and two shots on goal in Thursday's 5-2 loss to the Seattle Kraken.
Nov 2, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Rasmus Asplund | Asplund produced an assist, three shots on goal and two blocked shots in Thursday's 5-3 loss to the San Jose Sharks.
Oct 31, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Rasmus Asplund | Asplund scored a short-handed goal on two shots in Sunday's 3-2 loss to Los Angeles.
Oct 28, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Rasmus Asplund | Asplund scored two goals on four shots in Thursday's 4-3 overtime win over the Anaheim Ducks. The first one came on the power play and the second was the overtime winner.
Oct 25, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Rasmus Asplund | Asplund posted an assist, two PIM and a plus-2 rating in Monday's 5-1 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Jul 30, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Rasmus Asplund | Asplund agreed to terms on a two-year, $1.65 million deal with Buffalo on Friday.
May 3, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Rasmus Asplund | Asplund tallied a goal on three shots Monday in a 4-2 win over the New York Islanders.
Apr 18, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Rasmus Asplund | Asplund scored an empty-net goal on two shots and added two hits in a 4-2 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday.
Apr 1, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Rasmus Asplund | Asplund scored a goal on his only shot of the game in Thursday's 3-2 overtime loss to the New York Rangers.
Apr 1, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Rasmus Asplund | Asplund (undisclosed) will be activated off injured reserve and return to the lineup for Thursday's game versus the New York Rangers, Bill Hoppe of the Olean Times Herald reports.
Mar 25, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Rasmus Asplund | Asplund (undisclosed) won't play in Thursday's game versus the Pittsburgh Penguins, Vince Z. Mercogliano of USA Today reports.
Mar 24, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Rasmus Asplund | Asplund (undisclosed) won't return to Wednesday's game versus the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Mar 22, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Rasmus Asplund | Asplund was promoted to the active roster Monday.
Mar 16, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Rasmus Asplund | Asplund was assigned to the taxi squad Tuesday.
Mar 15, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Rasmus Asplund | Asplund will be promoted to the active roster to play in Monday's game versus the Washington Capitals, John Vogl of The Athletic reports.
Feb 26, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Rasmus Asplund | Asplund was sent to the taxi squad Friday, CBS Sports reports.
Feb 25, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Rasmus Asplund | Asplund will be promoted to the active roster for Thursday's game versus the New Jersey Devils, John Vogl of The Athletic reports.
Feb 23, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Rasmus Asplund | Asplund was promoted from the taxi squad ahead of Tuesday's game versus the New Jersey Devils.
Feb 17, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Rasmus Asplund | Asplund was reassigned to Buffalo's taxi squad Wednesday.
Feb 16, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Rasmus Asplund | Asplund was promoted from the taxi squad Tuesday.
Feb 15, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Rasmus Asplund | Asplund was recalled from AHL Rochester to the taxi squad Monday.
Jan 21, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Rasmus Asplund | The Sabres removed Asplund from their taxi squad and loaned him to AHL Rochester on Thursday.
Jan 20, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Rasmus Asplund | Per Cap Friendly, the Buffalo Sabres reassigned Asplund to the taxi squad Wednesday.
Jan 19, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Rasmus Asplund | Asplund was recalled from the taxi squad Tuesday.
Jan 13, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Rasmus Asplund | The Sabres assigned Asplund to their taxi squad Wednesday.
Dec 16, 2020 Buffalo Sabres | Rasmus Asplund | Asplund has been recalled from his loan with Vasteras IK of Sweden's HockeyAllsvenskan league, Kris Baker of The Athletic reports.
Feb 8, 2020 Buffalo Sabres | Assigned C Rasmus Asplund to Rochester (AHL).
Feb 4, 2020 Buffalo Sabres | Recalled C Rasmus Asplund from Rochester (AHL).
Jan 19, 2020 Buffalo Sabres | Assigned C Rasmus Asplund to Rochester (AHL).
Nov 15, 2019 Buffalo Sabres | Recalled C Rasmus Asplund from Rochester (AHL).
Sep 30, 2019 Buffalo Sabres | Assigned C Rasmus Asplund to Rochester (AHL).
May 23, 2018 Buffalo Sabres | Signed C Rasmus Asplund to a three-year, entry-level contract.
Jun 25, 2016 Buffalo Sabres | Buffalo Sabres Acquired D Dmitry Kulikov and a 2016 second-round draft (Rasmus Asplund) pick from the Florida Panthers for D Martin Pysyk, a 2016 second-round draft pick (Adam Mascherin) and a 2016 third-round draft pick (Linus Nassen).
May 25, 2016 Vancouver Canucks | Vancouver Canucks Acquired D Erik Gudbranson and a 2016 fifth-round draft pick Cole Candella) from the Florida Panthers for C Jared McCann and 2016 second (later traded to Buffalo - Buffalo selected Rasmus Asplund) and fourth-round draft picks (Jonathan Ang).
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2022-2023 Regular Season Stats

Rasmus Asplund
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Buffalo Sabres Buffalo Sabres logo 17 2 4 6 1 0
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Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
2011-2012 Värmland TV-Pucken 8 2 5 7 6
2011-2012 Färjestad BK U16 U16 SM 6 2 2 4 2
2012-2013 Värmland TV-Pucken 8 4 8 12 4
2012-2013 Färjestad BK J18 J18 Region 16 6 9 15 6 Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0
2012-2013 Sweden U16 (all) International-Jr 11 2 3 5 20
2012-2013 Färjestad BK J18 J18 Nationell 15 4 6 10 14 Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0
2012-2013 Färjestad BK U16 U16 SM 6 5 8 13 4
2013-2014 Färjestad BK J18 J18 Region 10 6 10 16 37 Playoffs 4 7 2 9 0
2013-2014 Färjestad BK J20 J20 Nationell 38 7 7 14 12 Playoffs 4 1 0 1 0
2013-2014 Sweden U17 (all) International-Jr 7 4 5 9 0
2013-2014 Sweden U17 WHC-17 5 1 1 2 0
2013-2014 Färjestad BK J18 J18 Nationell 7 6 5 11 4 Playoffs 4 7 2 9 0
2014-2015 Färjestad BK J20 J20 Nationell 19 8 17 25 14 Playoffs 6 3 4 7 0
2014-2015 Sweden U18 Hlinka Gretzky Cup 5 2 1 3 4
2014-2015 Sweden U18 (all) International-Jr 15 4 9 13 16
2014-2015 Färjestad BK Champions HL 2 0 0 0 0 Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0
2014-2015 Färjestad BK SHL 35 2 1 3 4 Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0
2014-2015 Sweden U20 (all) International-Jr 5 0 1 1 2
2014-2015 Sweden U18 WJC-18 5 2 3 5 8
Draft Yr 2015-2016 Färjestad BK SHL 46 4 8 12 16 Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0
Draft Yr 2015-2016 Sweden U20 (all) International-Jr 16 5 4 9 6
Draft Yr 2015-2016 Färjestad BK Champions HL 6 0 1 1 4 Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0
Draft Yr 2015-2016 Sweden U20 WJC-20 7 3 2 5 6
2016-2017 Färjestad BK SHL 39 6 13 19 10 Playoffs 5 0 3 3 0
2016-2017 Färjestad BK Champions HL 6 1 4 5 0 Playoffs 5 0 3 3 0
2016-2017 Sweden U20 (all) International-Jr 16 2 10 12 8
2016-2017 Sweden U20 WJC-20 7 1 6 7 0
2017-2018 Färjestad BK SHL 50 8 20 28 20 Playoffs 6 0 0 0 0
2017-2018 Sweden EHT 6 0 0 0 2
2017-2018 Sweden (all) International 10 0 1 1 6
2018-2019 Rochester Americans AHL 75 10 31 41 26 Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0
2019-2020 Rochester Americans AHL 33 3 16 19 2
2019-2020 Buffalo Sabres NHL 29 1 2 3 6 255 38.90 46.00 -5.20 48.20 -2.40 0.24 0.47
2020-2021 Västerås IK HockeyAllsvenskan 14 4 5 9 6
2020-2021 Rochester Americans AHL 3 0 2 2 0
2020-2021 Buffalo Sabres NHL 28 7 4 11 0 330 44.00 44.40 -0.20 43.90 -1.70 1.09 1.64
2021-2022 Buffalo Sabres NHL 80 8 19 27 10 975 45.90 51.10 6.60 53.40 6.50 0.12 1.11
2021-2022 Sweden WC 8 6 0 6 2
2021-2022 Sweden (all) International 10 6 3 9 2
2022-2023 Buffalo Sabres NHL 17 2 4 6 0
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Active Contract

Signing Team Buffalo Sabres logo
Signing Date July 30, 2021
Signing Status RFA
Agent Peter Wallen
Standard Contract | 2 Years $1,650,000 1.00% of cap space
2021-2022 2022-2023
Cap Hit $825,000 $825,000
RFA
AAV $825,000 $825,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $775,000 $875,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $775,000 $875,000
Minors Salary $775,000 $875,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Buy It Out

Contract History

Signing Team Buffalo Sabres logo
Signing Date May 23, 2018
Agent Peter Wallen
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $2,535,000 1.06% of cap space
2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Cap Hit $845,000 $845,000 $845,000
RFA
AAV $925,000 $925,000 $925,000
Performance Bonuses $182,500 $57,500 $0
Base Salary $650,000 $775,000 $832,500
Signing Bonuses $92,500 $92,500 $92,500
Total Salary $742,500 $867,500 $925,000
Minors Salary $70,000 $70,000 $70,000
Clauses
UFA Year