With the NHL facing a possible start in December for the upcoming season, the popular Buffalo Sabres team has loaned a new prospect to the team based in Europe. As reported on Friday by HockeyNews.Se, a Sweden-based website, the Sabres have now loaned Rasmus Asplund to the HockeyAllsvenskan Vasteras. This is the 2nd tier professional league of the country.
The 22-year Asplund totaled one complete goal with 2 assists & a -4 rating in 29 different games with the Buffalo for the season. He shall also be allowed a chance to go back to the Buffalo when the training camps for NHL are scheduled tentatively to open up in the month of November.
The former 2nd round pick for the draft spend a major part of his year in Rochester, where the man recorded about 19 points inclusive of 3 goals in a total of 33 games. The player is expected to try for an NHL competitive roster spot for the season. He might go for the wing or center.
Previously, the Sabres loaned the goalie prospect from Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen to the HC TPS & then forward to Arttu Ruotsalainen following to Ilves. Both of these players shall compete at the Liiga in Finland.