Sabres’ Rasmus Dahlin added to COVID protocol list

Jan 30, 2021; Buffalo, New York, USA; Buffalo Sabres defenseman Rasmus Dahlin (26) carries the puck up ice during the third period against the New Jersey Devils at KeyBank Center. Mandatory Credit: Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports

Buffalo Sabres defenseman Rasmus Dahlin was added to the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol list on Monday.

The addition of Dahlin puts the Sabres’ total on the list at nine players and their head coach. He joins forwards Taylor Hall, Tobias Rieder, Dylan Cozens, Curtis Lazar and Casey Mittelstadt, defensemen Rasmus Ristolainen, Brandon Montour and Jake McCabe as well as coach Ralph Krueger in the protocol.

Like his teammates, Dahlin will not be available for practices, travel or games until he is removed from the list.

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The NHL announced last week that all Sabres games and activities would be postponed through at least Monday. Buffalo’s next game is slated for Thursday against the visiting Washington Capitals.

Dahlin has recorded three points (one goal, two assists) in 10 games this season. The 20-year-old Swede has 87 points (14 goals, 73 assists) in 151 career games since the Sabres selected him with the top overall pick of the 2018 NHL Draft.

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–Field Level Media