Lars Haugen

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Lars Haugen
Born (1987-03-19) March 19, 1987 (age 28)
Oslo, Norway
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 183 lb (83 kg; 13 st 1 lb)
Position Goaltender
Catches Left
KHL team
Former teams
HC Dinamo Minsk
Lørenskog IK
Sparta Warriors

Manglerud Star
National team  Norway
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2006–present

Lars Haugen (born March 19, 1987) is a Norwegian professional ice hockey goaltender who is currently signed to play with the HC Dinamo Minsk in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL).

Career[edit]

Club career[edit]

He started out as a youth product of Vålerenga, before moving to play junior hockey in Manglerud Star and Leksand. In 2006 he signed his first professional contract with Sparta Warriors of GET-ligaen, where he played three seasons before moving to Lørenskog. Near the end of the 2010–11 GET-ligaen season, he was loaned out to Manglerud Star, helping them to secure a place in the 2011–12 GET-ligaen season. During his first season in the KHL (2011-2012) he only appeared in two regular season games and one playoff game for the HC Dinamo Minsk team.

International career[edit]

He participated at the 2011 IIHF World Championship as a member of the Norway men's national ice hockey team. On April 30, 2011, he debuted in goal for the national team in their first ever win over Sweden After helping Norway to reach the quarter final 2011 IIHF World Championship, HC Dinamo Minsk signed him on a two year contract because of his great statistics in the tournament.[1][2]

On January 7, 2014, he was named to Team Norway's official 2014 Winter Olympics roster.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jarlsbo, Øystein (April 30, 2011). "VM-debutant inn for skadet Grotnes mot Sverige". VG (in Norwegian). Retrieved April 30, 2011. 
  2. ^ Hansen, Knut Arne; Stormoen, Stein-Erik; Kleivan, Nikolai (April 30, 2011). "Her gjør debutanten Norge historisk". VG (in Norwegian). Retrieved 30 April 2011. 
  3. ^ http://www.tsn.ca/nhl/story/?id=440590

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