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Filip Forsberg | Winger | #9

Team: Nashville Predators
Age / DOB:  (23) / 8/13/1994
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 205
Drafted: 2012 / Rd. 1 (11) / WAS
Contract: view contract details

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Filip Forsberg scored the game-winning goal in the shootout to lead Sweden to a gold medal at the 2018 World Championship.
This is a great way for Forsberg to head into the off-season after Nashville's disappointing playoff run, which ended in the second round. Gustav Nyquist and Mika Zibanejad scored for Sweden in regulation against Switzerland, while the Swiss got goals from Nino Niederreiter and Timo Meier. May 20 - 5:21 PM

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Filip Forsberg scored two goals and one assist in Monday's 4-0 win over the Winnipeg Jets.

Forsberg's second-period tally gave the Preds a 2-0 lead, while his goal in the third frame made it 3-0 for his team. He finished the game with a plus-4 rating and five shots on goal in 16:17 of ice time. The 23-year old is up to seven goals and 15 points in 12 games this postseason. Nine of those points have come in this second-round series. The Predators and Jets will now go head-to-head in Game 7 for the right to play against Vegas in the Western Conference Final. Game 7 will be played in Nashville on Thursday night.
May 8 - 12:30 AM

Filip Forsberg picked up an assist in a 2-1 victory over Winnipeg Thursday night.

Forsberg has been on fire with six points over his last three games. That's pushed him to five goals and 12 points in 10 postseason contests in 2018.
May 4 - 5:58 AM

Filip Forsberg scored a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 7-4 loss to the Winnipeg Jets.

Forsberg registered the primary assist on P.K. Subban's power-play goal in the first period. The Predators went into the first intermission with a 3-0 advantage, but they fell behind 4-3 thanks to a terrible effort in the second frame. Forsberg then tied the game thanks to a power-play goal in the third frame, but again, the Jets managed to jump ahead courtesy of Blake Wheeler. Forsberg finished the game with a minus-1 rating and nine shots on goal in 15:22 of ice time. The 23-year-old has five goals and 11 points in nine games this postseason. The Predators now trail this best-of-seven series 2-1.
May 1 - 11:23 PM

Filip Forsberg picked up three assists with a plus-2 rating, four shots on goal and two hits in Game 2 against Winnipeg on Sunday.

Forsberg was able to record his third multi-point game in just eight postseason outings, and he has four goals with nine points. It's no surprise to the Jets, as Forsberg had three helpers in four regular-season contests against Winnipeg. Game 3 is set for Tuesday night in Manitoba.
Apr 29 - 11:19 PM

Filip Forsberg tallied his fourth goal of the postseason on Sunday in a 5-0 win over Colorado.

Forsberg generated six points in the six-game series to help Nashville advance to the second round, where the team will host the Winnipeg Jets. He collected four assists in five games against the Jets during the regular season.
Apr 23 - 10:33 AM

Filip Forsberg picked up a goal and an assist in Wednesday's 3-2 win over the Colorado Avalanche.

Forsberg opened the scoring in the first period when he went around Duncan Siemens before beating Jonathan Bernier. He then added the primary assist on Colton Sissons' tally in the second frame to make it 2-0 for Nashville. Forsberg finished the night with a plus-1 rating and three shots on goal in 15:24 of ice time. The 23-year-old has three goals and five points in four games this postseason. The Predators now have a 3-1 advantage in this best-of-seven series. Nashville will have a chance to eliminate Colorado on Friday night.
Apr 19 - 12:58 AM

Filip Forsberg has been rolling since returning from injury on Feb. 1.

Forsberg has played in 31 games since sitting out a month with an undisclosed injury. Since returning on Feb. 1, he's accumulated 32 points during that stretch of games, including a pair of goals in Game 1 against the Avalanche on Thursday night. Fantasy GMs that were able to grab him in playoff pools will surely have the last laugh.
Apr 14 - 9:47 AM

Filip Forsberg scored twice in a 5-2 victory over the Colorado Avalanche in Game 1 on Thursday night.

Forsberg took over the game in the third period with a pair goals, including the game winner. His marker that made it 4-2 was scored in highlight-reel fashion when put the puck between his legs before skating around former Predators defenseman Samuel Girard.
Apr 13 - 12:52 AM

Filip Forsberg scored three goals in a 4-2 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets.

It took Forsberg 82 games, but he recorded his first hat trick of the season and the fifth of his career. Forsberg will finish the regular season with 26 goals and 64 points in 67 games.
Apr 7 - 11:09 PM

Filip Forsberg was surprised that his goal against Florida didn't count.

Forsberg's game-tying goal just before the final buzzer was called back for goaltender interference. "It's a goal," he said. "It's got to be a goal. ... I don't know what's going on. It's so inconsistent that we don't even know when it's a goal or not, but this one was clearly a goal. The puck was never covered. The goalie had no clue where it (was), and it ends up on my tape and it's in. And they somehow don't think so. I disagree 100 percent." He isn't the only one who has been left in disbelief by controversial goalie interference rulings this year.
Apr 4 - 11:29 AM

Filip Forsberg surpassed the 60-point mark on Sunday night.

Forsberg has reached the 60-point plateau for the third time in four seasons. He is the second Predators player, the first being J.P. Dumont, to record three seasons with at least 60 points.
Apr 2 - 10:59 AM

Filip Forsberg led the Predators to a big win over Tampa Bay on Sunday with two goals and an assist.

That's consecutive three-point games for Forsberg, who notched three assists against San Jose last week before sitting out Saturday's game. The extra rest propelled Forsberg to score his 22nd and 23rd goals of the season and reach 61 points in 64 games.
Apr 1 - 9:48 PM

Filip Forsberg is ready to return to the lineup for Sunday's match versus Tampa Bay.

Forsberg was back on the top line for the Predators during the pregame warmups, so he should be expected to play after he missed Saturday's game for some maintenance.
Apr 1 - 5:49 PM

Filip Forsberg (undisclosed) won't play in Saturday's game against the Buffalo Sabres.

The Predators have been resting some of their key players down the stretch and it looks like it'll be Forsberg's turn tonight. Rookie Eeli Tolvanen will take his spot in the lineup.
Mar 31 - 7:35 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Ryan Johansen
2Kyle Turris
3Nick Bonino
4Colton Sissons
LW1Filip Forsberg
2Calle Jarnkrok
3Kevin Fiala
4Scott Hartnell
RW1Viktor Arvidsson
2Craig Smith
3Austin Watson
4Ryan Hartman
5Miikka Salomaki
6Eeli Tolvanen
D1Roman Josi
2P.K. Subban
3Mattias Ekholm
4Ryan Ellis
5Matt Irwin
6Alexei Emelin
7Yannick Weber
8Anthony Bitetto
G1Pekka Rinne
2Anders Lindback
3Juuse Saros