|Assets:||Has excellent hockey sense. Moves the puck quickly and smoothly out of the defensive zone and has some offensive ability.|
|Flaws:||Needs to add more strength so as to better adapt to the more physical style of the National Hockey League game, since he's undersized.|
|Career Potential:||Mobile puck-moving defenseman with some upside.|
|12/05/2013||Missed 7 games (back injury).|
|11/28/2013||Back injury, injured reserve.|
|11/19/2013||Back injury, day-to-day.|
|11/01/2013||Recalled from Oklahoma City (AHL).|
|10/15/2013||Assigned to Oklahoma City (AHL).|
|10/11/2013||Recalled from Oklahoma City (AHL).|
|9/30/2013||Assigned to Oklahoma City (AHL).|
|9/29/2013||Placed on waivers by the Edmonton Oilers.|
|7/04/2013||Acquired from the Dallas Stars.|
|3/21/2013||Missed 1 game (illness).|
|3/14/2013||Missed 7 games (upper body injury).|
|2/25/2013||Upper body injury, day-to-day.|
|9/27/2012||Signed with Lukko (Finland).|
|7/13/2012||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Dallas Stars to a two-year contract.|
|6/25/2012||Dallas Stars tendered a qualifying offer.|
|1/30/2012||Recalled from Texas (AHL).|
|1/25/2012||Assigned to Texas (AHL).|
|1/19/2012||Missed 8 games (concussion).|
|1/10/2012||Concussion, injured reserve.|
|12/23/2011||Missed 2 games (charley horse).|
|12/19/2011||Charley horse, day-to-day.|
|11/12/2011||Recalled from Texas (AHL).|
|10/14/2011||Assigned to Texas (AHL).|
|1/13/2011||Assigned to Texas (AHL).|
|1/06/2011||Recalled from Texas (AHL).|
|12/09/2010||Assigned to Texas (AHL).|
|12/04/2010||Recalled from Texas (AHL).|
|10/29/2010||Assigned to Texas (AHL).|
|10/28/2010||Recalled from Texas (AHL).|
|10/04/2010||Assigned to Texas (AHL).|
|4/03/2010||Recalled from Frolunda of the Swedish Elite League.|
|9/20/2009||Assigned to Frolunda of the Swedish Elite League.|
|4/20/2009||Signed by the Dallas Stars to a three-year entry-level contract.|
|7/04/2013||Edmonton Oilers traded Shawn Horcoff to the Dallas Stars for Philip Larsen and a seventh-round draft pick in 2016.|
|6/21/2008||Drafted by the Dallas Stars in the 5th round (149th overall) in 2008.|
Philip Larsen (back) will return Thursday | 12/05/2013 4:13 PM
NewsPhilip Larsen (back) will return to the lineup Thursday.
ImpactHe's slated to play with Andrew Ference against Colorado. Larsen hasn't dressed since Nov. 16. In eight games this year, he has five points and a minus-6 rating.
Philip Larsen nearing his return | 12/04/2013 9:53 AM
NewsPhilip Larsen (back) hopes to be back by Dec. 12 at the latest.
ImpactThat would be the final game of the Oilers' current home stand. Larsen stayed in Edmonton and skated rather than joining the team for their recent road trip. "I'm feeling good, it's been going better," he said. "I was skating on my own every day when the team was away. It's getting stronger."
P. Larsen skates, may not be ready for Tues. | 12/02/2013 4:54 PM
NewsPhilip Larsen (back) skated on Monday.
Edmonton Oilers on Twitter
ImpactHe's still questionable for Tuesday's game versus Phoenix. He hasn't played since Nov. 16 because of a back issue.
Philip Larsen rejoins the Oilers for practice | 11/27/2013 9:10 AM
NewsPhilip Larsen (back) took part in Tuesday's practice.
ImpactLarsen has been out for three straight games due to the ailment. He might be healthy enough to join the Oilers' on their upcoming three-game road trip. "He was playing extremely well. We miss him back there. It would be great to have another guy who can move the puck like that," coach Dallas Eakins said.
Philip Larsen misses third straight game | 11/26/2013 9:46 AM
NewsPhilip Larsen's undisclosed injury is related to his back.
ImpactLarsen missed his third straight game on Monday. He has a goal and five points in eight contests this season.
Philip Larsen questionable for Tuesday night | 11/18/2013 4:59 PM
NewsPhilip Larsen (undisclosed) is questionable for Tuesday's game against Columbus.
ImpactHe has five points and a minus-6 rating in eight contests for the Oilers. Larsen logged 22:11 of ice time in Saturday's win over Calgary.
Larsen getting plenty of minutes in Edmonton | 11/15/2013 5:36 PM
NewsPhilip Larsen could be worth keeping an eye on if you're scrounging around for fantasy options on the blue-line.
ImpactSince Justin Schultz has been sidelined with a groin injury, Larsen has completely taken over the number one role in Edmonton. Over the last six contests, Larsen has been averaging 21:22 per contest while appearing in 63 percent of the Oilers' power play opportunities (3:07 per game). During that span, he's also picked up five points along with 14 shots on goal. The Oilers are a team that is experiencing a bit of a rollercoaster ride so far this campaign, but the talent is definitely there for a potential offensive explosion. As long as Schultz is out of the lineup and you can handle the minus five rating, Larsen could be a worthwhile fantasy own if you're looking for options.
Philip Larsen picks up three assists Sunday | 11/11/2013 7:04 AM
NewsEdmonton defenseman Philip Larsen had three assists Sunday in a 5-4 loss to the Blackhawks.
ImpactThe defenseman had two assists on the power play and now has a goal and five points in five games. He was a minus-three in the game against Chicago and was on for four of the Blackhawk goals at even strength. He was picked up from the Stars in the Shawn Horcoff trade and has some offensive upside.
Phillip Larsen called up to Oilers | 11/02/2013 9:40 AM
NewsPhillip Larsen was recalled to the Oilers.
ImpactWith Justin Schultz (groin/rib) not 100 percent, Edmonton called up a reinforcement. Larsen has seven points in seven AHL games this year.
Oilers return Philip Larsen to AHL | 10/15/2013 1:26 PM
NewsPhilip Larsen has been returned to the minors.
ImpactHe didn't play with the Oilers during his recall from the AHL. Larsen has a goal and an assist in two games with Edmonton's minor-league affiliate in Oklahoma City this campaign.
Oilers recall Phillip Larsen from AHL | 10/12/2013 9:30 AM
NewsThe Oilers recalled Phillip Larsen from the AHL.
ImpactThe defenseman was acquired from the Stars in the Shawn Horcoff trade during the offseason. He had five points in 32 games last year, and had two in two games in the AHL this season.
Edmonton Oilers decide to waive Philip Larsen | 09/29/2013 3:04 PM
NewsPhilip Larsen couldn't quite make the cut for the Edmonton Oilers, as the team decided to place him on waivers on Sunday.
ImpactThe team acquired him in the Shawn Horcoff trade with the Dallas Stars in early July. It appeared that he had a nice training camp, but apparently not strong enough. He collected five points in 32 games last season for Dallas.
Larsen off to a strong start in preseason | 09/18/2013 11:30 AM
NewsPhilip Larsen has been great in the Edmonton Oilers' training camp so far.
ImpactLarsen is coming off of a strong preseason game where he scored a goal and registered an assist while logging 23:45 minutes. "He's confident in his game," said Oilers coach Dallas Eakins. "When you skate like he does, you can get right up there and recover." The Oilers got Larsen in the Shawn Horcoff trade and while that move was primarily about clearing cap space, Larsen might end up getting regular minutes in Edmonton.
Oilers get Larsen, pick for Horcoff | 07/05/2013 11:12 AM
NewsThe Edmonton Oilers have acquired Philip Larsen and a seventh round pick from the Dallas Stars in exchange for Shawn Horcoff.
ImpactLarsen had two goals and five points in 32 games last season. For Edmonton, the main benefit of this trade is getting Horcoff's $5.5 million annual cap hit off their books.
| 03/22/2013 2:20 AM
NewsPhilip Larsen returned to action on Thursday March 21.
Philip Larsen (illness) a game-time decision | 03/21/2013 5:36 PM
NewsPhilip Larsen (illness) will be a game-time decision Thursday.
Mike Heika on Twitter
ImpactHe's still battling some flu complications, according to coach Glen Gulutzan, so he may sit out another game.
Philip Larsen (illness) won't play Wednesday | 03/20/2013 5:36 PM
NewsPhilip Larsen won't play Wednesday because he's feeling under the weather.
Dallas Morning News
ImpactHe has been battling with an illness, but coach Glen Gulutzan said he might be able to return to the lineup Thursday when the Stars visit the Los Angeles Kings.
| 03/15/2013 2:48 AM
NewsPhilip Larsen returned to action on Thursday March 14.
Philip Larsen skates Tues., may return vs. LA | 03/05/2013 3:45 PM
NewsPhilip Larsen (undisclosed) skated with the Stars on Tuesday and it looks like he could return Thursday against the Los Angeles Kings.
Mike Heika on Twitter
ImpactLarsen hasn't played since Feb. 23 with the injury. However, Larsen has little to no fantasy value and this is more of an FYI than anything else.
Philip Larsen won't play Monday vs. Predators | 02/25/2013 11:59 AM
NewsPhilip Larsen will not play Monday night against the Nashville Predators due to "general soreness."
Dallas Morning News
ImpactThe Stars left Larsen and fellow defenseman Aaron Rome (foot) back in Dallas on Sunday. Even when healthy, the 36-year-old defenseman has been in and out of the lineup this year and has no fantasy value.
Philip Larsen to return from press box Weds. | 02/06/2013 4:16 PM
NewsPhilip Larsen will get back into the Dallas lineup on Wednesday.
Dallas Morning News
ImpactHe has been a healthy scratch for the last three games, but will play with Alex Goligoski heading to the press box instead. He is slated to play alongside towering rookie Jamie Oleksiak on the team's third pairing.
|10/14/2013||Edm||Wsh||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Did not dress|
|10/12/2013||Edm||Tor||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Did not dress|
|Swe Jr.||Total||Swe Jr.||78||6||23||29||-||86||-||-||-||-||-||0.37|
|Swe Jr.||Total||Swe Jr.||15||0||5||5||-||12||-||-||-||-||-||0.33|
|Goals||1||at Fla||Nov 5||1|
|Assists||3||at Chi||Nov 10||1|
|Points||3||at Chi||Nov 10||1|
|Penalty Minutes||2||at TB||Nov 7||6|
|Plus/Minus||4||vs. Col||Dec 5||2|
|Power Play Goals||0||10 times-last:vs. Cgy||last:Dec 7||1|
|Power Play Points||2||at Chi||Nov 10||1|
|Shorthanded Goals||0||10 times-last:vs. Cgy||last:Dec 7||0|
|Shorthanded Points||0||10 times-last:vs. Cgy||last:Dec 7||0|
|Shots||6||at Phi||Nov 9||3|
|Penalty Minutes||18||2012-13 (Dal)|
|Power Play Goals||1||2 times-last: 2012-13 (Dal)|
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