Daniel Larsson (ice hockey)

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Daniel Larsson
Born (1986-02-07) February 7, 1986 (age 29)
Boden, SWE
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 181 lb (82 kg; 12 st 13 lb)
Position Goaltender
Catches Right
SHL team
Former teams
Luleå HF
Djurgårdens IF
National team  Sweden
NHL Draft 92nd overall, 2006
Detroit Red Wings
Playing career 2006–present

Daniel Larsson (born February 7, 1986) is a Swedish professional ice hockey goaltender,[1] currently playing with Luleå HF in the Swedish Hockey League (SHL).[2]

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.



  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. Retrieved January 4, 2008. 
  4. ^ "Larsson named Elitserien Rookie of the year". European Hockey.Net. Retrieved April 18, 2008. 

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