Originally written on Fox Sports Southwest  |  Last updated 12/2/11
With a wave of injuries hitting their squad during the month of November, the Dallas Stars were forced to tap into their reserves in Cedar Park with the Texas Stars of the American Hockey League a bit earlier than they had hoped this season. Defenseman Philip Larsen was the first rookie recalled from the AHL, being promoted after the Stars lost Alex Goligoski to a broken thumb early last month. Larsen, a 21-year-old puck-moving defenseman from Denmark was a fifth-round pick of Dallas in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft and had eight games of NHL experience before his latest call-up. Since joining the big club, "Lars" has performed well in the eight games he has skated in to date, chipping in a pair of assists and sporting a plusminus rating of plus-2. He was averaging almost a point per game in the AHL before his promotion to the NHL and of late, he has been logging some minutes on the Stars' power play unit as well. Dallas head coach knows Larsen well after having coached him last seaso...
GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Phil Kessel has shed 13 pounds this summer

Cam Newton addresses ‘gang’ photo on Instagram

Steelers defense is younger and faster but not better

Duke basketball to visit White House next Tuesday

Report: Cowboys have interest in Broncos RB Montee Ball

NFL owners to discuss changing Goodell's disciplinary role

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Report: Eagles trade Matt Barkley to Arizona Cardinals

Bill Belichick on having Tom Brady back: ‘He never left’

Mendoza replaces Schilling on 'Sunday Night Baseball'

Report: LeBron expanding program to help adults get GEDs

Here's Johnny 2.0

Michigan remains a fixer-upper in wake of loss to Utah

NHL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Robert Griffin III and a dream deferred

Best, worst surprises of NFL preseason

The Gospel Of Harbaugh prepares for its ultimate test of faith

Meet the Utah Utes, the pluckiest program in college football

Iman Shumpert will name daughter Iman Shumpert Jr.

Dallas company celebrates Romo with DirecTV 'crownies'

Top 10 storylines for Week 4 of the NFL preseason

Matt Williams is still hopelessly married to the idea of the closer’s role

Five unique CFB games to watch this weekend

Be careful what you wish for, Jay Gruden

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker