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Filip Forsberg | Winger | #9

Team: Nashville Predators
Age / DOB:  (22) / 8/13/1994
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 205
Drafted: 2012 / Rd. 1 (11) / WAS
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Filip Forsberg scored his 10th goal of the season during Saturday's 3-2 win over the Avalanche.
Through 42 games this season the talented youngster now has just 26 points, well off the 60+-point pace he set for himself the last two season. He has points in consecutive games now though, so maybe this is the start of something big. Jan 14 - 6:19 PM

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Filip Forsberg scored the game-winning goal in Thursday's 2-1 win over the Boston Bruins.

All three goals were scored in the second period. Forsberg's marker at the 17:36 mark of the middle frame broke the 1-1 tie. Forsberg finished the game with a plus-1 rating and one shot on goal in 21:33 of ice time. He has 10 goals and 16 assists in 42 games this season. Austin Watson scored the other goal for the Predators.
Jan 13 - 12:01 AM

Filip Forsberg kept his hot streak going Thursday night with another goal.

He has buried six goals in his past eight games to give him nine on the year. Forsberg has 24 points in 38 matches, but his resurgence should give him and his fantasy owners plenty of confidence going into the second half.
Jan 6 - 10:14 AM

Filip Forsberg scored a goal and an assist in Nashville's 4-0 win over the St. Louis Blues.

Forsberg's goal gave the Predators a 2-0 lead in the second period before he set up Colin Wilson's marker in the final frame. The Preds forward got off to a rough start this season, but he's turned it on of late. Forsberg's scored five goals in his last six games and he's amassed six points during that span. The 22-year-old is up to eight goals and 15 assists in 36 games this season.
Fri, Dec 30, 2016 10:54:00 PM

Filip Forsberg just continues to put up points for the Predators.

Forsberg, who now has four goals over his last five games, is up to seven goals and 21 points in 35 games thus far.
Fri, Dec 30, 2016 03:05:00 AM

Filip Forsberg scored in Tuesday's 3-2 OT loss to the Minnesota Wild.

Forsberg's goal tied the game at one with his goal at the 4:39 mark of the second period. After a horrible start to the 2016-17 season, Forsberg has now found the back of the net three times in his last four games. He's up to six goals and 20 points in 34 games. Now would be a great time to buy-low on his fantasy stock.
Wed, Dec 28, 2016 12:01:00 AM

Filip Forsberg has potted three goals in the last five games.

Tuesday's goal against New Jersey marked the first time this season that Forsberg has scored in consecutive contests after he found the back of net Monday versus Philadelphia. He has five goals this year, but appears to be heating up as the second half approaches.
Thu, Dec 22, 2016 09:11:00 AM

Nashville forward Filip Forsberg scored the tying goal at 11:36 of the third period Monday night before the Predators beat the Flyers 2-1 in a shootout in Philadelphia.

It was Forsberg's fourth goal of the season. Assisting on his goal were Matt Irwin (fourth) and Mattias Ekholm (ninth).
Mon, Dec 19, 2016 09:57:00 PM

Filip Forsberg scored for just the third time this season in Tuesday's 6-3 win over St. Louis.

He didn't have a point in his previous seven games. It's been a disappointing year for Forsberg, who has 17 points in 28 contests, but he still has plenty of time to turn it around.
Wed, Dec 14, 2016 11:53:00 AM

Filip Forsberg had a goal and an assist in Wednesday's 5-2 win over Dallas.

He scored for the first time this season back on Nov. 12 and this was his second marker in 2016-17. Still, Forsberg has generated a respectable 15 points in 19 games thanks to his 13 assists.
Thu, Nov 24, 2016 09:48:00 AM

Filip Forsberg finally scored his first goal of the season over the weekend.

It took him 14 games to finally get on the board. Forsberg also contributed his 10th assist of the year in Nashville's 5-0 win over Anaheim on Saturday. He has four points during a three-game point streak.
Mon, Nov 14, 2016 11:01:00 AM

Filip Forsberg contributed two assists in Tuesday's 5-1 win over Colorado.

He leads the Predators in scoring with seven points in nine games, but he still hasn't recorded a goal yet. Forsberg has been credited with just 16 shots so far.
Wed, Nov 2, 2016 12:06:00 PM

Filip Forsberg is still looking for his first goal of the 2016-17 season.

"I can do a better job," he said Wednesday morning. "I haven't shot that many shots on net (so) far, and obviously it's something that the team, our mindset is that we want to shoot a lot of pucks, and the same goes for me." Forsberg has five assists and 13 shots in six matches this year. His three-game assist streak came to an end Wednesday night.
Thu, Oct 27, 2016 09:07:00 AM

Filip Forsberg wants to continue developing into a well-round player.

"I want to be a 200-foot player that can be relied on in all situations," Forsberg said. "Last year was a great step towards that, playing on the (penalty kill) and in the last minutes. I want to keep continuing (to improve) that game. I don't want to be just an offensive player." He was used more on the penalty kill last season and wasn't sheltered as much in defensive situations. The 22-year-old ended up finishing 10th Selke Trophy voting as well. Forsberg has topped 60 points in each of his last two seasons and he hit the 33-goal mark last year.
Tue, Oct 4, 2016 11:32:00 AM

Filip Forsberg picked up a goal and an assist in Sweden's 4-3 overtime loss to Team North America on Wednesday afternoon.

He picked up both of his points during a wild first period that featured five combined goals from the two squads. Nicklas Backstrom posted a goal and a helper as well in the defeat, while Erik Karlsson contributed a pair of assists. Patrik Berglund scored the game-tying goal for Sweden during the third period.
Wed, Sep 21, 2016 06:28:00 PM

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PosRoleName
C1Ryan Johansen
2Mike Ribeiro
3Mike Fisher
4Calle Jarnkrok
5Derek Grant
6Colton Sissons
LW1Colin Wilson
2Miikka Salomaki
3Cody McLeod
4Austin Watson
5Harry Zolnierczyk
RW1Filip Forsberg
2James Neal
3Craig Smith
4Viktor Arvidsson
D1P.K. Subban
2Roman Josi
3Ryan Ellis
4Mattias Ekholm
5Anthony Bitetto
6Matt Irwin
7Petter Granberg
8Yannick Weber
9Brad Hunt
G1Pekka Rinne
2Juuse Saros