Monroe: Walleye sign defenseman Adam Larkin

The Toledo Walleye have signed a member of the Larkin family, according to the Toledo Blade’s Mark Monroe:

The Toledo Walleye have signed defenseman Adam Larkin, the cousin of Detroit Red Wings captain Dylan Larkin.

Larkin, 26, last competed during the 2019-20 season when he played in Slovakia and the ECHL with Greenville. Larkin posted 16 points with six goals and 10 assists in 35 games for Greenville. He also played in 20 games for HL Poprad in Slovakia and had nine points (3 G, 6 A).

The native of Clarkson, Mich. turned pro in 2017-18 after completing a four-year college career at Yale University.

Larkin has appeared in 102 ECHL games, playing for Adirondack, Reading, and Greenville. The 6-foot and 190-pound defenseman has produced 45 points (13 G, 32 A) in the ECHL.

In 126 college games at Yale, Larkin had 31 points (5 G, 26 A). Larkin only missed three games in four college seasons and was the Bulldogs’ top-scoring defenseman in his junior year.

Larkin’s cousin Dylan Larkin is an NHL star with the Detroit Red Wings. His cousin Colin Larkin also played in the ECHL.  His brother, Ryan Larkin, played four seasons at Miami University.


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