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Amerks recall Luukkonen from Cincinnati

The Buffalo Sabres announced today that the team has recalled goaltender Jonas Johansson from Rochester Americans (AHL). In a corresponding move, Amerks General Manager Randy Sexton announced that the team has recalled goaltender Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen from the Cincinnati Cyclones (ECHL).


Johansson earns his first-career recall to Buffalo after posting a 13-3-3 record in 20 games this season for the Amerks. The 24-year-old netminder currently ranks third among all AHL goaltenders with a personal-best 2.19 goals-against average and is fourth in the league with a .925 save percentage while also being tied for 15th with 13 wins. Dating back to Nov. 13, the Swedish netminder boasts an 11-1-1 record along with a .930 save percentage to go with his 2.11 goals-against average.