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Devils select Defenseman Adam Larsson

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The Devils select the young Swedish Defenseman Adam Larsson with the fourth overall pick in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft!

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. 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.


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Top 5 Picks
Devils 2011 Draft Picks
Fan Poll

1. Edmonton Oilers
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins
2. Colorado Avalanche
Gabriel Landeskog
3. Florida Panthers
Jonathan Huberdeau
4. New Jersey Devils
Adam Larsson
5. New York Islanders

Ryan Strome

2011 Draft Results

North American rankings:
Skaters
| Goalies
European rankings:
Skaters | Goalies

 

1st Round: Adam Larsson
(
4th Overall )
2nd Round: No Pick

3rd Round: 75th Overall
4th Round: 99th Overall
5th Round: 129th Overall
6th Round: 159th Overall
7th Round: 189th Overall

2010 Draft Results

Devils 1st Round Picks



LAST FAN POLL: 36% of Devils Fans think the team should choose a defenseman with the first round pick on Friday.
 
Devils First Round Selection...
Adam Larsson draft
European Skater  
Skelleftea, SWEDEN
Final Rank:  1 Midterm Rank:  1
Position:  Defenseman Shoots:  Right
Height:  6' 3" Weight:  200
Born:  November 12, 1992    
Born in:  Skelleftea, SWE

 

 

FRIDAY, JUNE 24, 2011

Over four thousand Devils fans crowded the AmeriHealth Pavilion and outside the Prudential Center for the Devils Draft Party!

The event featured the rock band The Benjamins, games, ice skating, an equipment sale, and MUCH MORE!

VIEW PHOTO GALLERY

 

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