Rasmus Dahlin Visits WBEN

The Sabres #1 Pick LIVE in the WBEN Studio


Amherst, NY (WBEN) - Just days after he was selected first overall by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2018 NHL Draft, Defenseman Rasmus Dahlin joined WBEN's Susan Rose and Brian Mazurowski live in studio.

Dahlin was asked about everything spending time in Buffalo to Swedish Fish. Here are some of the highlights, and you can hear the entire interview below:

On being in Buffalo twice before within the last year:

"I've been here twice, so I know a couple of restaurants and I know how the arena looks. It's awesome."

On if he feels the fans excitement for his arrival:

"I've heard so many great things about the fans and they welcomed me so good yesterday so I'm super excited."

On the Sabres abundance of Swedish prospects:

"There are a bunch of Swedish prospects in the Sabres. It's great. The Swedes are taking over."

How he learned to be so fluent in the English language:

"I can't say I'm good at English, but we learn English in school. You learn not that much but a little bit. I studied more because I wanted to be in the NHL."

On what it was like to put on the Sabres jersey for the first time:

"It was awesome. I've been waiting for that moment for so long. To be a part of the Buffalo Sabres means everything. It's a hockey city, so that's the best."

Are Swedish Fish really a big deal in Sweden?:

"Yeah, it's a really big deal."

Hear the entire WBEN interview with Rasmus Dahlin here:

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