Linus Weissbach

LW

#13

  • DOB: 4/19/1998
  • Ht: 5-9
  • Wt: 177
  • Shoots: L
  • Years on Team: 1
  • School: University of Wisconsin
  • Hometown: Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Drafted: Buffalo Sabres' seventh-round selection (192nd overall) in the 2017 NHL Draft

ACQUIRED

Buffalo Sabres’ seventh-round selection (192nd overall) in the 2017 NHL Draft. Signed a two-year, entry-level National Hockey League contract with the Buffalo Sabres on April 6, 2021.

LAST SEASON

2021-22: Finished third among all Rochester Americans (AHL) rookie skaters in goals (16) and fourth in both assists (21) and points (37) in a career-high 51 games with team ... Made his professional postseason debut in Game 1 of the first-round series against Belleville on 5/04 ... Scored a goal in the regular-season finale against Utica on 4/29 ... Totaled four points (2+2) over a three-game point streak from 3/12 to 3/18 ... Found the back of the net for the second straight game and added an assist at Syracuse on 3/13 ... Recorded a career-high three assists in the 5-3 win at Toronto on 2/27 ... Tallied his second two-assist effort in three games at Syracuse on 2/19 ... Had a three-game point streak (1+3) from 2/02 to 2/05 ... Scored his first pro goal and recorded his first multi-goal game with a pair of tallies in the 7-3 win at Toronto on 10/23 ... Recorded his first pro point with an assist against Syracuse on 10/22 ... Made his North American professional debut at Utica on 10/17, recording one shot

CAREER

2020-21: Completed a four-year collegiate career at the University of Wisconsin (Big-10), recording 114 points (34+84) in 127 games ... Ranked among the top 10 in the NCAA in assists (29, 2nd), points (41, 3rd) and points per game (1.32, 8th) during his final season with Wisconsin ... His 41 points in 31 games were a career-best ... Named a Second Team All-Big Ten selection and earned Second Team All-America honors

2019-20: In 35 games with the Badgers, scored four goals and 18 assists for 22 points ... Named to the All-Big Ten Academic Team

2018-19: Finished third in scoring on the team with eight goals and 25 points in 27 contests as a sophomore with Wisconsin ... Named to the All-Big Ten Academic Team

2017-18: Played in 34 games for the Badgers, tallying 10 goals and 16 assists ... His 26 points led all rookies and ranked third on the team overall ...  Registered 11 power-play points, the third-most overall ... Named to the All-Big Ten Freshman Team and was the co-recipient of the team’s Mark Johnson Rookie of the Year award

2016-17: Led all Tri-City Storm (USHL) skaters with a career-high 19 goals and 47 points in 49 games ... His 28 assists,10 power-play assists, and four game-winning goals were also most on the team... Named to the All-USHL Third Team

2015-16: In his second season with the Vastra Frolunda (Swe-Jr), topped all skaters with a personal-best 31 assists and 48 points while his 17 goals ranked second in 44 contests ... Also appeared in one game with Frolunda HC (SweHL)

2014-15: Scored two goals and four assists for six points in 16 games as a rookie with Vastra

INTERNATIONAL: Recorded two assists in seven games for Team Sweden as the Swedes claimed the silver medal at the 2016 Hlinka Memorial Tournament ... Played for Team Sweden at the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge, where he won the bronze medal in 2015

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Player Stats

Regular Season
SeasonTeamGPGAPTS+/-PIMPPGSHGSOGGWGFOWPTS/G
2022-23 Regular SeasonROC208715-6262040200.75
2021-22 Regular SeasonROC671621377321083200.55
Total8724285215830123400.60
Playoffs
SeasonTeamGPGAPTS+/-PIMPPGSHGSOGGWGFOWPTS/G
2022 Calder Cup PlayoffsROC100000000000.00
Total100000000000.00