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Brad Larsen

Brad Larsen  #29

Left Wing
NUMBER: 29 BIRTHDATE: June 28, 1977
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Nakusp, BC, Canada
WEIGHT: 210 DRAFTED: COL / 1997 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 4th   (87th overall)
WHL East Second All-Star Team (1997) Rights traded to Colorado by Ottawa for Janne Laukkanen, January 26, 1996. Missed majority of 1998-99 due to abdominal injury vs. Albany (AHL), November 20, 1998. Missed majority of 2002-03 due to groin (October 27, 2002 vs. Minnesota) and back (December 11, 2002 vs. Vancouver) injuries. Claimed on waivers by Atlanta from Colorado, February 25, 2004. Traded to Anaheim by Atlanta with Ken Klee and Chad Painchaud for Mathieu Schneider, September 26, 2008. Missed entire 2008-09 due to surgery to repair sports hernia injury, October 3, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Portland (AHL), September 12, 2009.
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He's only 17 but he can see the ice so well and he moves the puck and goes to the open ice all the time, so I just think he's a player that is ready to play in the NHL. I'm really looking forward to coaching someone like this.

— U.S. National Junior Team coach Ron Wilson on Auston Matthews, the projected No. 1 pick of the 2016 NHL Draft