2011 NHL Draft Results: New Jersey Devils Select Adam Larsson With 4th Pick

With the 4th pick in the 2011 NHL Draft, the New Jersey Devils select Adam Larsson, a defenseman from Skelleftea HC of the Swedish Elite League.

Larsson is a big, hulking defenseman, the top-ranked European skater according to Central Scouting and the top-ranked defenseman in the 2011 draft class. He has fantastic speed and incredible offensive ability, and he'll automatically improve the [team name] power play, should he choose to escape the final year of his Swedish contract.

In SB Nation's first-round mock draft, Larsson was picked first overall by the Edmonton Oilers, but fell into the Devils laps at number four

Read more on Adam Larsson at our New Jersey Devils blog, In Lou We Trust.

For full coverage of the 2011 NHL Draft, stick with this StoryStream and our 2011 NHL Draft hub. You can also find team-by-team coverage around our network of 34 hockey sites, where you can find player profiles, news and rumors. Be sure to check out our network-wide 2011 NHL Mock Draft as well. 

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