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Ducks loan Jacob Larsson

October 25, 2020, 1:35 PM ET [4 Comments]
Ben Shelley
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The Anaheim Ducks have loaned defenseman Jacob Larsson to Kristianstads IK of the HockeyAllsvenskan, Sweden’s second-highest professional league.

Larsson is 23 years old and played 60 games with the Ducks in the 2019-20 season, registering two goals and 11 points in that time. He recently signed a two-year extension with the Ducks that carries a $1.2 million AAV and Larsson is expected to compete for ice time on Anaheim’s bottom pairing next season.

It’s interesting to note that Larsson will be playing in a lower league in Sweden than he did in the 2015-16 and 2016-17 seasons, when he played in the SHL. He’ll likely return to North America for the start of training camp.

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Here’s today’s poll question (results and discussion will be posted in a future article):

What do you see Jacob Larsson's role being with the Ducks long-term?
Top-four defenseman
Bottom-pairing defenseman
In and out of the lineup
Not with the Ducks long-term

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