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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 MTL 23 16 6 1 61 57 33
2 PIT 20 14 4 2 72 46 30
3 NYI 21 15 6 0 69 57 30
4 TBL 22 14 6 2 77 60 30
5 DET 21 11 5 5 59 52 27
6 BOS 23 13 9 1 59 57 27
7 TOR 21 11 8 2 67 63 24
8 OTT 20 9 7 4 55 54 22
9 NYR 20 9 7 4 57 58 22
10 WSH 20 9 8 3 56 54 21
11 NJD 21 9 9 3 53 61 21
12 FLA 19 7 6 6 41 51 20
13 PHI 20 8 9 3 57 61 19
14 CAR 20 6 11 3 48 62 15
15 CBJ 20 6 12 2 49 72 14
16 BUF 21 6 13 2 36 70 14

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Jagr 21 3 10 -2 13
M. Cammalleri 15 8 4 4 12
A. Henrique 15 6 6 5 12
M. Ryder 21 4 7 3 11
M. Zidlicky 21 3 8 0 11
P. Elias 21 2 9 -6 11
T. Zajac 21 4 4 -2 8
D. Severson 21 4 4 2 8
E. Gelinas 18 2 5 3 7
T. Ruutu 20 5 1 2 6
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Schneider 9 8 2 .914 2.58
S. Clemmensen 0 0 1 .852 4.71