GAME HIGHS: Goals: 1 / Assists: 2 / Points: 2 ... HAT TRICKS: 0 / MULTI-PT GAMES: 7
CAREER: In the 2nd season of a 2-year contract...Named 2014 DSBA Rookie of the Year...Represented USA at 2014 WC...2013 Calder Cup champion with Grand Rapids...2012 and 2013 CCHA Best Defensive Defenseman...2013 CCHA First All-Star Team and NCAA Second-Team All-American...2012 CCHA champion with Western Michigan.
2014-15: Bested rookie season totals with 31 points in 80 games for DET...Was DET's 2nd-highest scoring defenseman...Tallied season-high two assists on 1/18 vs. BUF, 2/26 at SJ and 3/26 vs. SJ...Scored the GWG with his 1st goal of the season on 11/30 vs. VAN, his 100th NHL game...Notched 1st assist of the season on 10/9 vs. BOS.
OTHER: Born in Detroit, MI...Graduated from De La Salle High School in Warren, MI...Recorded 49 points (12-37-49) in 118 games with the Western Michigan Broncos from 2010-13...Made his NHL debut on 4/5/13 at COL.
CCHA All-Rookie Team (2011) CCHA Second All-Star Team (2012) CCHA First All-Star Team (2013) NCAA West Second All-American Team (2012, 2013)
Signed as a free agent by Detroit, March 29, 2013.
It's an incredible feeling just to see it go in and see the Joe go pretty crazy. Ever since the introduction there, I was kind of feeling the nerves, and to put that one home, I started to feel comfortable and I thought my play started to pick up.
— Nineteen-year-old Red Wings forward Dylan Larkin after scoring a goal in his NHL debut
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