Philip Larsen has been sent back to the Texas Stars to join them in Grand Rapids for this weekend's three-in-three stretch. Larsen has appeared in 3 games for the Dallas Stars this year and 18 for Texas. Larsen has 10 assists between the two league but is still waiting on that first North American goal.
The Dallas Stars announced today that the club has assigned defenseman Philip Larsen to the Texas Stars, Dallas’ primary development affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL).
Larsen, 21, has skated in three games for Dallas this season, collecting one assist. He has spent the majority of 2010-11 with Texas, playing in 18 games, recording nine assists and four penalty minutes. The Esbjerg, Sweden, native made his NHL debut last season with Dallas, dressing in two games and posting one assist.
Larsen skated in 116 games from 2006-2010 for Vastra Frolunda of the Swedish Elite League, tallying 27 points (3g, 24a). The 6-1, 183-pound defenseman was drafted by Dallas in the fifth round (149th overall) of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.