Getting To Know: Reed Larson

Reed Larson (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Status: NHL defenseman from 1976-1990 for Detroit, Boston, New York Islanders, Edmonton, Minnesota and Buffalo.

Ht:  6-0  Wt: 195 pounds
DOB: July 30, 1956  In:  Minneapolis, Minnesota

First Hockey Memory: “Started outside.  When I grew up they had a big park, Sibley Park, with a football field, they would flood the field and make a hockey rink. I remember taking a break and watching the big guys playing, snow falling, standing in the snow bank, watching the guys from Roosevelt High School play. The park was in the city of Minneapolis.” Read more