#30 Filip Larsson

G | 6'2" | 185 lbs. | August 17, 1998 |  Red Wings 6th round, 167th overall (2016)

Filip Larsson
Catches: Left
Hometown: Stockholm, Sweden
NHL Draft: 2016, 6th round, 167th overall by the Detroit Red Wings.
USHL Draft: 2017, Phase II, 1st round, 8th overall by the Tri-City Storm.
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Overview:

  • The first goalie off the board in the 2017 USHL Draft, Larsson is a 2016 Red Wings selection preparing for his first USHL season.

Before the Storm:

  • 2016-17: Played junior hockey in Sweden for Djurgardens IF 20, pitching a 2.24 goals against average and .925 save percentage in 31 games. 
  • 2015-16: Won a silver medal in the U18 World Junior Championship with Sweden

Personal: 

  • Admires NHL goalie Henrik Lundqvist
  • Was the 16th goalie off the board in the 2017 NHL Draft and the 3rd Swede. Other USHL goalies drafted in 2016 included: Joseph Woll (3rd round, Toronto), Peter Thome (6th round, Columbus) and Mikhail Berdin (6th round, Winnipeg).
  • Notable NHLers from his native Stockholm include Bobby Nystrom, Niklas Kronwall and Gabriel Landeskog.

 

 
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