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Adam Larsson scores in first career playoff game (video)

By Adam Gretz | Hockey writer
The only reason Adam Larsson was in the lineup for the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday night was because Ilya Kovalchuk had to miss the game with what is being described as a "lower body injury."

Larsson was New Jersey's first-round pick (fourth overall) in the June draft, and after appearing in 65 regular season games he finally had his first postseason opportunity in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference Semifinal series. And he made it count, scoring his first career postseason goal.

At the 3:08 mark of the third period Larsson fired a shot from just inside the right circle to beat Flyers goalie Ilya Bryzgalov to tie the game at one.

Larsson hasn't played a ton of minutes in the game, but he's made an impact in his limited role.

He scored just two goals during the regular season, and this was his first one since November 26.

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