Edmonton Oilers
Edmonton Oilers
Philip Larsen
PhilipLarsen
POSITION: Defenceman
HEIGHT: 6' 0"
SHOOTS: Right
WEIGHT: 182
BIRTHDATE: 07/12/1989
AGE: 26
BIRTHPLACE: Esbjerg, DNK
DRAFTED: DAL: 2008-149 overall
Signed as a free agent by Rauma (Finland), September 27, 2012. Traded to Edmonton by Dallas with Dallas' 7th round choice in 2016 Entry Draft for Shawn Horcoff, July 5, 2013. Missed majority of 2013-14 due to back injuries. Signed as a free agent by Khanty-Mansiisk (KHL), May 28, 2014. Signed as a free agent by Jokerit Helsinki (Finland), May 25, 2015.
2012-13 HIGHLIGHTS
  • Scored his 1st goal of the season Jan. 28 @ CBJ
  • Posted a two game point streak from Mar. 25-Mar. 29, recording a goal and an assist
  • Began season with Lukko Rauma (Finnish Elite League) posting 13 points (5G-10A) and a plus-11 rating in 27 games

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
  • Ranked third among Frolunda defencemen in scoring with 17 points (2G, 15A) in 53 games (2008-09)
  • Selected in the 5th round, 149th overall in the 2008 NHL Draft.
  • Spent four seasons with Frolunda, recording 27 points (3G, 24A) in 116 games (2006-10)
  • He is only the second Danish-born defenseman in the history of the NHL to score a goal - the first since Poul Popiel in 1971-72 for Vancouver Canucks
  • Including Larsen, there have only been seven Danish-born hockey players to appear in an NHL game, six of them since 2007