Salavat Yulaev signed NHL former player Larsen
UFA, 21 April 2017. /Bashinform News Agency, Dmitry Slezin/.
HC Salavat Yulaev acquired the rights to the Danish defender Philip Larsen from the Finnish HC Jokerit.
As the press service of the Ufa club informs, Larsen is 27 years old, he played for HC Ugra and Jokerit in the KHL.
Larsen has more than 150 NHL games for Dallas Stars, Edmonton Oilers and Vancouver Canucks, where he spent the past season. Also in his career, Philip played in the Swedish and Finnish leagues and took part in five world championships as part of the Danish national team. In return, Jokerit signed the Swedish defender Tim Erickson and Danish forward Niklas Jensen chosen by Salavat Yulaev at the 2010 and 2012 drafts.
After all the above operations, HC Salavat Yulaev reached an agreement with Philip Larsen on signing a two-year contract.