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Reed Larson

Reed Larson

Defenseman
BIRTHDATE: July 30, 1956
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Minneapolis, MN, United States
WEIGHT: 195 DRAFTED: DET / 1976 NHL Amateur Draft
ROUND: 2nd   (22nd overall)
AwardsSeasons
Lester Patrick Trophy 2005-2006
NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team (1975) WCHA First All-Star Team (1976) Lester Patrick Trophy (2006) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1978, 1980, 1981) Traded to Boston by Detroit for Mike O'Connell, March 10, 1986. Signed as a free agent by Edmonton, September 30, 1988. Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, December 5, 1988. Traded to Minnesota by NY Islanders for Minnesota's 7th round choice (Brett Harkins) in 1989 Entry Draft and future considerations (Mike Kelfer, May 12, 1989), March 7, 1989. Signed as a free agent by Alleghe-Sile (Italy), August, 1989. Signed as a free agent by Buffalo, March 6, 1990. Played w/ RHI's Minnesota Artic Blast in 1994 (6-2-4-6-12).
Quote of the Day

This is a big year for us in a lot of ways. You can see Garth and management really trying to find that solution to get us into the playoffs and consistently have that. The pressure is great. You have to enjoy it. It just means there's a great opportunity ahead of you.

— Islanders captain John Tavares