Lars Erik Spets

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Lars Erik Spets
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Born (1985-04-02) 2 April 1985 (age 33)
Lillehammer, Norway
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 180 lb (82 kg; 12 st 12 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shoots Left
GET team
Former teams
Trondheim Black Panthers
Duisburg Foxes
National team  Norway
Playing career 2002–present

Lars Erik Spets (born April 2, 1985) is a Norwegian professional ice hockey player, who is currently playing for Lørenskog in the GET-ligaen. He is well known for being offensively gifted and for his long dark hair.

Club career[edit]

Early career[edit]

He started his career with Lillehammer in the 2002–03 GET-ligaen season, where he played two seasons before moving to Trondheim Black Panthers before the 2004–05 season.

Moving abroad[edit]

In 2005, he signed with the Swedish SEL-team Brynäs, where he played two and a half seasons before moving to Germany and the Duisburg Foxes of the DEL in early 2008.

Back home[edit]

On 30 September 2008, Spets decided to move back to Norway to play for Vålerenga Ishockey. While there, he was teammates with his older brother, Knut Henrik Spets.[1] In 2009, he won the GET-ligaen championship and was named playoff MVP after scoring 17 points in 17 games. Spets was traded to Lørenskog in 2010. Spets also has a younger brother named Vegard who played most of his junior career with Lillehammer but will play for Rosenborg starting in the 2011-12 season.

International career[edit]

Spets has played for the Norway national ice hockey team since 2005. He has also played in national youth teams from the age of 17. In 2010, he played for Norway at the Winter Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.


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