Edmonton Oilers
Edmonton Oilers
Philip Larsen
PhilipLarsen
POSITION: Defenceman
HEIGHT: 6' 0"
SHOOTS: Right
WEIGHT: 182
BIRTHDATE: 07/12/1989
AGE: 24
BIRTHPLACE: Esbjerg, DNK
DRAFTED: DAL: 2008-149 overall
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