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Lars Volden (born July 26, 1992) is a Norwegian professional ice hockey goaltender who currently plays for the Malmö Redhawks of the Swedish Hockey League (SHL). He was drafted 181st overall by the Boston Bruins in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. He has also played for the Norwegian national team in several World Championships, and at the 2014 Winter Olympics.

Lars Volden
Lars Volden 2011.jpg
Born (1992-07-26) July 26, 1992 (age 26)
Oslo, Norway
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 209 lb (95 kg; 14 st 13 lb)
Position Goaltender
Catches Left
SHL team
Former teams
Malmö Redhawks
Stavanger Oilers
Espoo Blues
Rögle BK
HK Dukla Trenčín
HC Dukla Jihlava
National team  Norway
NHL Draft 181st overall, 2011
Boston Bruins
Playing career 2009–present

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Playing careerEdit

Volden joined the Swedish second tier club, Rögle BK, from Espoo Blues of the Finnish Liiga on a one-year deal on April 29, 2014.[1]

Volden returned from a two seasons in the Czech Extraliga, to continue his European in Sweden, agreeing to a contract with IK Pantern of the HockeyAllsvenskan for the 2018–19 season. As Pantern's starting goaltender he made 44 appearances in posting a .920 save percentage. He was loaned at the tail end of the season to the Malmö Redhawks appearing in 3 regular season games.

On 29 April 2019, Volden's loan move to the Redhawks was made permanent in securing a two-year contract through to 2021.[2]

International playEdit

On January 7, 2014 Volden was named to Norway's national ice hockey team that competed in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.[3]

Awards and honoursEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Norwegian national team goalie agrees to terms" (in Swedish). Rögle BK. 2014-04-29. Retrieved 2014-04-29.
  2. ^ "Lars Volden's Redhawk career continues" (in Swedish). Malmö Redhawks. 2019-04-29. Retrieved 2019-04-29.
  3. ^ "Austria, Latvia and Norway unveil Olympic rosters". The Sports Network. 2014-01-07. Retrieved 2014-01-07.
  4. ^ IIHF (2010). "Best players selected by the Directorate" (PDF). IIHF.com. Retrieved 2017-10-29.

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