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Anaheim Ducks Sign Jacob Larsson to Two-Year Contract Extension

August 6, 2020 - American Hockey League (AHL) - San Diego Gulls News Release

SAN DIEGO - The Anaheim Ducks announced today that the National Hockey League (NHL) club has signed defenseman Jacob Larsson to a two-year contract extension through the 2021-22 NHL season.

Larsson, 23 (4/29/97), has recorded 2-14=16 points with 30 penalty minutes (PIM) in 113 career NHL games with the Ducks. The 6-2, 190-pound defenseman appeared in 60 games with Anaheim in 2019-20, earning 2-9=11 points with 12 PIM. He established career highs in points, goals, assists and games, while he scored his first career NHL goal (Alex Stalock), Nov. 5 vs. Minnesota.

Selected by Anaheim in the first round (27th overall) of the 2015 NHL Draft, Larsson has also appeared in 81 career American Hockey League (AHL) games with San Diego, earning 4-21=25 points with a +10 rating and 36 PIM. He recorded 2-5=7 points with a +6 rating and four PIM in 17 career Calder Cup Playoff games with the Gulls.

A native of Ljungby, Sweden, Larsson began his professional career with Frolunda of the Swedish Hockey League (SHL) from 2014-17, helping the club to an SHL championship in 2015-16 and back-to-back Champions Hockey League tournament wins in 2016 and 2017. He also represented Sweden in back-to-back World Junior Championships from 2016-17.

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