15th overall selection in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft by the Detroit Red Wings who debuted with the team on opening night 2015 as a 19 year old, the first 19 year old to debut on opening night since 1990-91. He was the NHL Rookie of the Month in November 2015.
He joined Team USA's under-17 team in firs debut season with the USA Hockey National Team Development Program. He returned for the under-18 team.
In his one season with the University of Michigan, he was named to the All-Big Ten Freshman Team and All-Big Ten First Team, and was crowned the Big Ten Freshman of the Year.
He was born to Kevin and Sidney Larkin and raised alongside his brother Colin.
He was the first Red Wings teenager to record a point in his debut NHL game since Red Wings great Steve Yzerman.