Daniel Larsson (ice hockey)

Daniel Larsson (born February 7, 1986) is a Swedish former professional ice hockey goaltender,[1] who played in the Swedish Hockey League (SHL).[2]

Daniel Larsson
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Daniel Larsson with AIK in February 2013
Born (1986-02-07) February 7, 1986 (age 37)
Boden, SWE
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 181 lb (82 kg; 12 st 13 lb)
Position Goaltender
Caught Left
Played for Djurgårdens IF
Grand Rapids Griffins
Luleå HF
NHL Draft 92nd overall, 2006
Detroit Red Wings
Playing career 2006–2016

Playing careerEdit

Larsson was selected 92nd overall in the third round of the 2006 NHL Entry Draft by the Detroit Red Wings.[3]

He was playing as a goaltender for the Djurgårdens IF in the Elitserien, starting in 2006. On May 15, 2008 the Wings signed Larsson to a two-year entry-level contract. He was playing on the Grand Rapids Griffins being backup to Jimmy Howard. In his first season, he tied the Griffins franchise record for consecutive shutouts at two.

On May 19, 2010, Larsson signed with HV71 in the Swedish elite league Elitserien. On March 26, 2012, HV71 announced that it had parted ways with Larsson. Larsson then played with AIK between 2012 and 2014. In the 2016–17 season, Larsson signed a shortened deal with ERC Ingolstadt of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga, however failed to appear in a game with the club before his release at seasons end on March 11, 2017.[4]



  1. ^ "Daniel Larsson - player profile and career stats". European Hockey.Net. Retrieved January 4, 2008.
  2. ^ Malik, George (2010-05-19). "Detroit signs Swedish goaltending prospect to two-year deal". MLive.com. Michigan Live LLC. Retrieved 2010-05-21.
  3. ^ "Daniel Larsson at Red Wings Central". Red Wings Central. Archived from the original on December 15, 2007. Retrieved January 4, 2008.
  4. ^ "More personal decisions in Ingolstadt" (in German). ERC Ingolstadt. 2017-03-11. Retrieved 2017-03-11.
  5. ^ "Larsson named Elitserien Rookie of the year". European Hockey.Net. Retrieved April 18, 2008.

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