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Philip Larsen
Philip Larsen
Defenceman  - EDM
Height: 6' 0"
Weight: 182
Shoots: Right
Born: 7 Dec 1989  (Age 24)
Birthplace: Esbjerg, Denmark
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Acquired: Acquired on July 5, 2013 from the Dallas Stars in exchange for Shawn Horcoff
Drafted: DAL / 2008 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 5th (149th overall) PROSPECT BIO
CONTRACT STATUS: Signed through 2013-14 season
 
2013-14 HIGHLIGHTS:
- Scored his first goal as an Edmonton Oiler on Nov. 5 vs. FLA
-Scored his second goal of the season on Mar. 6 vs. NYI
 
2012-13 HIGHLIGHTS:
-Scored his 1st goal of the season Jan. 28 @ CBJ
-Began season with Lukko Rauma (Finnish Elite League) posting 13 points (5G-10A) and a plus-11 rating in 27 games
 
 
DID YOU KNOW...
* 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


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