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Adam Larsson
European Skater
Skelleftea, SWEDEN
Final Rank:  1 Midterm Rank:  1
Position:  Defenseman Shoots:  Right
Height:  6' 3" Weight:  200
Born:  November 12, 1992    
Birthplace:  SkellefteĆ„, SWE
Drafted:  NJD (1st Round / 4th Overall) - Player Page
• Larsson is currently competing in the Elitserien championship final against Frajestad after Skellefea AIK defeated Linkoping 4-3 and Lulea 4-2 in the first two rounds.

• Playing in his second full season with Skelleftea in 2010-11, he was only the third defenseman to make his Elite League debut at 16 years of age, following in the footsteps of long-time NHL defenseman Calle Johansson and current Tampa Bay blueliner Victor Hedman. His first game remains his most memorable hockey moment -- “I had been sitting in the stands since age seven, now I was playing”.

• He represented Sweden at the 2010 and 2011 World Junior Championship, finishing as the team's highest scoring defender at the tournament in 2011 with four points (1-3--4). Sweden won a bronze medal in 2010 and finished fourth in 2011.

• Larsson also represented Sweden at the 2010 Under-18 World Championships, where he was named the best defenseman of the tournament and to the media all-star team. He recorded three points (2-1--3) and a plus-two rating helping lead his team to a silver medal.

• His father, Robert, played 249 games with Skelleftea from 1985-95 and was drafted by the Los Angeles Kings in the sixth round (No. 112 overall) in 1988.

NEWS: Larsson remains No. 1 among Euro prospects (click here)

FAVORITES

NHL team:
Vancouver Canucks or Detroit Red Wings
NHL player: Detroit’s Nicklas Lidstrom
Shootout move: Wrist shot
Movie: Troy
TV show: One Tree Hill
Video game: NHL 2011
Book: The Millennium Series by Stieg Larsson
Home-cooked meal: “My mother’s meatballs”
Place to visit: Thailand

 Statistics
Season
Team
League
GP
G
A
P
PIM
2008-2009
SKELLEFTEA
SWEDEN
1
0
0
0
0
2008-2009
SKELLEFTEA JR.
SWEDEN-JR.
26
2
7
9
28
2009-2010
SKELLEFTEA
SWEDEN
49
4
13
17
18
2009-2010
SKELLEFTEA JR.
SWEDEN-JR.
1
1
0
1
2
2010-2011
SKELLEFTEA
SWEDEN
37
1
8
9
41




SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 PIT 31 21 6 4 99 71 46
2 TBL 33 20 10 3 110 87 43
3 NYI 31 21 10 0 99 89 42
4 DET 32 17 7 8 92 80 42
5 MTL 33 20 11 2 88 82 42
6 TOR 32 19 10 3 110 91 41
7 FLA 30 14 8 8 68 76 36
8 WSH 31 15 10 6 91 85 36
9 BOS 32 16 13 3 81 83 35
10 NYR 29 15 10 4 89 79 34
11 OTT 31 13 12 6 82 86 32
12 CBJ 31 13 15 3 76 100 29
13 PHI 31 11 14 6 81 92 28
14 BUF 32 13 17 2 62 100 28
15 NJD 33 11 16 6 74 96 28
16 CAR 31 9 19 3 66 88 21

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Jagr 32 5 15 -9 20
A. Henrique 26 8 10 2 18
M. Zidlicky 33 4 13 -5 17
M. Cammalleri 23 11 4 0 15
M. Ryder 32 4 10 -1 14
D. Severson 32 4 8 -4 12
P. Elias 27 3 9 -13 12
E. Gelinas 26 4 6 3 10
T. Zajac 25 4 4 -4 8
S. Bernier 22 2 6 3 8
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
K. Kinkaid 0 1 2 .942 1.71
C. Schneider 11 15 3 .916 2.55