Dallas Stars recall defenseman Philip Larsen
Saturday, 11.12.2011 / 9:29 AM CT / News
Larsen, 21, leads all Texas defensemen in scoring, with nine assists and 10 points in 10 games. He is also tops in power-play assists among defensemen, setting up six extra-man advantage tallies. Larsen is currently fourth among AHL defensemen in points and fourth overall in assists.
The 6-1, 190-pound defenseman from Esbjerg, Denmark has appeared in 11 career NHL games with 3 points (3 assists) with a +2 rating. Dallas' fifth-round selection in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft, Larsen has appeared in three games this season with the Stars, averaging 13:30 time-on-ice per game. Larsen spent the majority of the 2010-11 season with the Texas Stars, appearing in 54 games and collecting 22 points (4 goals, 18 assists).
The Stars are in Detroit tonight to take on the Red Wings (6:00 pm CT, TXA 21, Sports Radio 1310 The Ticket). Dallas is 11-4-0 on the season, ranked first in the Pacific Division standings.