Adam Larsson's slow start, strong finish
Did Adam Larsson take a step backwards this season? Scouts in North America tend to lean in that direction when it comes to the blue chip blueliner who wowed as an underager in Sweden. Insiders and scouts in Sweden agree to a certain degree but, based on their proximity and familiarity to Larsson, offer an interesting explanation to the situation faced by the top defenseman in the 2011 draft class.
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