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Adam Larsson | Defenseman | #6

Team: Edmonton Oilers
Age / DOB:  (25) / 11/12/1992
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 210
Drafted: 2011 / Rd. 1 (4) / NJ
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Adam Larsson won gold at the 2018 IIHF World Championship over the weekend.
Larsson and Team Sweden defeated Switzerland 3-2 in a shootout to claim the gold medal. He notched three points and a plus-13 rating in 10 games during the tournament. Larsson earned a spot on the media All-Star team for his efforts along with fellow Swedes Oliver Ekman-Larsson, Rickard Rakell and Anders Nilsson. May 21 - 11:39 AM

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Adam Larsson (personal) will return to the Oilers' lineup on Thursday.

Larsson missed Edmonton's previous three games. He temporarily left the Oilers to attend his father's funeral in Sweden.
Mar 8 - 7:17 AM

Adam Larsson (personal) won't return to the lineup on Monday night.

Larsson returned to the ice for the morning skate, but he will sit for a third straight game following the passing of his father. He is expected to return to action on Thursday.
Mar 5 - 1:38 PM

Adam Larsson has returned to Sweden to attend his father's funeral.

Larsson has been ruled out of Thursday and Saturday's games. We'd like to give our condolences to Larsson.
Mar 1 - 1:19 PM

Adam Larsson played in his 400th game on Tuesday.

Larsson, 25, has played 126 contests in Edmonton. He's a solid blueliner that's been logging over 21 minutes per game with the Oilers. However, he's never managed to be much of an offensive threat at the NHL level.
Feb 28 - 9:48 AM

Adam Larsson was scoreless with a minus-1 rating, two blocked shots and six hits in Tuesday's 5-2 loss at San Jose.

Larsson and the rest of the rearguards were forced to pick up the slack with blocked shots league leader Kris Russell (upper body) on the shelf. The veteran Larsson has managed just three goals with eight points and a plus-3 rating across 47 games, but his real value comes in the hits (178) and blocked shots (102) categories.
Feb 28 - 1:22 AM

Adam Larsson played 18:56 in his return to the lineup on Saturday.

Unfortunately for the Oilers, they dropped a 1-0 decision to the Arizona Coyotes. Larsson missed eight games for personal reasons (his father passed away). The Oilers blue liner finished the night with four penalty minutes, three shots on goal, two hits and six blocked shots. Once he's back into game-shape, he should see an increase in ice time.
Feb 17 - 7:18 PM

Adam Larsson rejoined the Oilers for Friday's practice.

Larsson's father, Robert, passed away and Adam of course needed some time off. Oilers coach Todd McLellan said there's no timetable for Larsson's return to the lineup.
Feb 16 - 5:35 PM

Adam Larsson's father, Robert, has passed away.

Larsson left the team prior to Edmonton's game on Jan. 25. It was revealed on Friday was Larsson was absent. "Sport tends to be an escape for the fans and it should be, that's what it's there for, but the players don't necessarily have that escape and they deal with a lot. Adam is dealing with that," Oilers coach Todd McLellan said. "It has affected our room immensely and we'll continue to support the Larsson family. You won't see him for a while because we're going to give him the time he needs to spend and take care of things." Larsson should absolutely take as much time as he needs.
Source: NHL.com
Feb 2 - 4:20 PM

Adam Larsson (personal) has been ruled out for Thursday's match against Colorado.

Larsson didn't play last Thursday either because of a personal issue. Consider him day-to-day for now.
Jan 30 - 2:46 PM

Adam Larsson (personal) won't play in Thursday's game against the Calgary Flames.

No specific reason was given for his absence. The team will likely provide an update on his situation after tonight's game. He has three goals and three assists in 40 games this season.
Jan 25 - 8:19 PM

Adam Larsson (upper body) will be back in the lineup on Monday night.

Larsson has been sidelined since Nov. 28 due to an upper-body injury. He has four points, 90 hits and 52 blocks in 25 games this season. Feel free to get him back in your lineup if you normally would.
Mon, Dec 18, 2017 01:28:00 PM

Adam Larsson (upper body) missed Friday's practice.

Larsson is expected to be absent for his fourth consecutive game on Saturday. He has three goals and four points in 25 contests this season.
Sat, Dec 9, 2017 05:05:00 AM

Adam Larsson (upper body) won't play Wednesday night.

Larsson may be sidelined longer than initially thought because of an upper-body injury that has already kept him out of the last two games. A return on the weekend was viewed as a possibility, but that may not be the case anymore.
Tue, Dec 5, 2017 02:49:00 PM

Adam Larsson (upper body) did not practice on Monday.

Larsson may not be ready to play Wednesday against Philadelphia, but a return this weekend remains a possibility. He has missed two games already because of an upper-body injury.
Mon, Dec 4, 2017 03:29:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Connor McDavid
2Ryan Nugent-Hopkins
3Ryan Strome
LW1Milan Lucic
2Mike Cammalleri
3Jujhar Khaira
4Anton Slepyshev
RW1Leon Draisaitl
2Zack Kassian
3Drake Caggiula
4Jesse Puljujarvi
5Iiro Pakarinen
6Pontus Aberg
7Ty Rattie
D1Oscar Klefbom
2Adam Larsson
3Kris Russell
4Matthew Benning
5Darnell Nurse
6Andrej Sekera
7Yohann Auvitu
G1Cam Talbot
2Mikko Koskinen
3Al Montoya