2011-12: Played 26 games • recorded five points on one goal and four assists • scored his first collegiate goal, the game-winner, in 4-3 double-overtime win over Minnesota Duluth (3/16) in the WCHA Final Five semifinals • contributed 103 hits and six blocked shots • missed three games with an upper-body injury • committed six penalties for 12 PIMs.
Before Denver: Played for the United States National Team Development Program (USNTDP) in Ann Arbor, Mich. from 2009-11 • tallied 18 points on nine goals and nine assists in 57 games for the U.S. National Under-18 Team in 2010-11 • added three game-winning goals, one shorthanded goal and 26 PIMs • helped Team USA to gold medals at the 2011 International Ice Hockey Federation World Men's Under-18 Championship in Crimmitschau, Germany and Under-18 Five Nations Tournament in Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic • registered 17 points (8g, 9a) for the U.S. National Under-17 Team in 2009-10 • recorded 58 PIMs and tallied seven points (2g, 5a) in 14 games against international foes • part of the U.S. squad that earned first place at the 2010 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge in Timmins, Ont. • played in one game with the U.S. National Under-18 Team • tallied 23 points on 11 goals and 12 assists in 26 games for P.F. Changs (Ariz.) in 2008-09.
Personal: Son of Alan Larraza and Julie Larraza • brother of Alex Larraza (16) and Jaysen Larraza (15) • step brother of Carter Burke (16) and Hayden Burke (14) and half brother of Parker Larraza (7) • graduated from Pioneer High School (Ann Arbor, Mich.) in 2011 • chose Denver for the city and how the coaching staff develops players for the next level • career goals are to earn a degree and become a professional athlete • enjoys fishing and playing all sports • helps run a youth hockey camp each summer in Scottsdale, Ariz. • played eight years of baseball as a pitcher and three years of football as a wide receiver • threw 85 miles per hour as an eighth grader • favorite athletes are Kevin Durant and Pavel Datsyuk • undeclared major • selected by the Phoenix Coyotes in the seveth round (196th overall) of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft • born February 25, 1993.