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Sabres use seventh-round pick on Swedish left winger

CHICAGO – The Sabres closed their 2017 NHL Draft with the selection of Linus Weissbach, a left winger for Tri-City of the United States Hockey League.

Weissbach, a native of Sweden, came to North America this year. He had 19 goals and 47 points in 49 games for Tri-City. The 5-foot-8, 161-pounder previously played in the Frolunda system.

Weissbach had 17 goals and 48 points in 44 games for Frolunda's junior team in 2015-16. He is scheduled to attend the University of Wisconsin.

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