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Filip Forsberg | Winger | #9

Team: Nashville Predators
Age / DOB:  (21) / 8/13/1994
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 205
Drafted: 2012 / Rd. 1 (11) / WAS
Contract: view contract details

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Nashville is working on signing restricted free agent Filip Forsberg.
Forsberg's agent, J.P. Barry said the two sides have spoken regularly and they are "zeroing in on a term that we both want to work on." Blue Jackets forward Brandon Saad (six years, $36 million) and Blues forward Vladimir Tarasenko (eight years, $60 million) are viewed as possible comparable deals. Both sides want to get something done sooner rather than later. Jun 10 - 12:26 PM

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Filip Forsberg will be a restricted free agent in July.

He is expected to get a massive raise after completing his entry-level contract. Forsberg led the Predators in scoring with 33 goals and 64 points in 82 games. He heated up in the second half of the year, where he produced 19 markers and 34 points in the last 32 contests of the regular season.
May 16 - 5:52 PM

Filip Forsberg said he had a back injury during the playoffs.

Forsberg struggled to produce in the postseason after doing plenty of heavy lifting for the Predators during the regular season. He led the team with 33 goals and 64 points in 82 games before posting just two goals and four points in 14 playoff outings.
May 14 - 2:53 PM

Filip Forsberg has been quiet offensively lately and the Predators will be looking for that to change in Game 7 at San Jose on Thursday.

He has scored one goal in the past 12 games and has been held without a point in 10 of his last 11 outings. Forsberg also has a minus-8 rating over the past six contests. He has contributed two goals and four points in 13 playoff games.
May 12 - 9:50 AM

Filip Forsberg tallied a power-play goal for the Predators in Game 3's 4-1 win against the San Jose Sharks.

The Predators went 2-for-5 with the man advantage in the match. Nashville entered the game with just two power-play markers on 31 opportunities. Forsberg has registered two of his four points in the playoffs on the power play.
May 5 - 9:16 AM

Filip Forsberg collected a pair of assists in Game 2 versus Anaheim on Sunday night.

He had helpers on goals by Shea Weber and Craig Smith in the match to give Nashville a 3-2 win and a 2-0 series lead. Forsberg has three points in two games this postseason.
Apr 18 - 11:36 AM

Filip Forsberg is a point-per-game playoff performer.

In seven career post-season contests Forsberg has registered seven points, including five goals. Ryan Johansen also is a point-per-game player in his post-season career. Despite the fact that many believe the Preds have no chance against the Ducks in this series, the stats may tell a different story.
Apr 16 - 12:04 PM

Filip Forsberg scored his first goal of the playoffs during Friday's Game 1 win over Anaheim.

Forsberg's tally was his fifth goal and seven point in seven career playoff games, not to mention the first to result as the game-winner. Simply remarkable.
Apr 16 - 2:09 AM

Filip Forsberg tied Thursday's game against Arizona with just 18.3 seconds left in the third period.

The Predators won the game in overtime. Forsberg added an assist in the contest to give him 63 points in 81 games this season. His 33rd of the year also tied the franchise record set by Jason Arnott during the 2008-09 season.
Apr 8 - 10:29 AM

Filip Forsberg picked up a goal and an assist during Tuesday's 4-3 win over Colorado.

Forsberg is now up to 32 goals and 61 points in 80 games this season, leaving him just two points shy of last season's total with two games to go. Seems likely he can match it.
Apr 6 - 1:54 AM

Forward Filip Forsberg notched two assists in the Nashville Predators' 4-3 loss to the Avalanche in Colorado Monday night.

Despite the loss, Forsberg finished the game with a plus-2 on the night. He recorded his 26th and 27th assists of the season on goals by Craig Smith (20th) and Roman Josi (13th). Colton Sissons (fourth) scored the Preds' other goal. The Preds would have clinched a playoff spot with a victory.
Mar 29 - 12:05 AM

Filip Forsberg scored his 31st goal of the season in a 3-2 shootout win over Vancouver on Thursday night.

Forsberg also fired a whopping seven shots on goal in the contest. Forsberg has 55 points in 74 games so far this season.
Mar 24 - 11:39 PM

Filip Forsberg hit the 30-goal plateau on Monday night against Los Angeles.

He is the Predators' first 30-goal scorer since Patric Hornqvist reached that mark in 2009-10. Since Feb. 1, Forsberg's 16 goals lead the NHL. He now has 54 points in 73 games this season.
Mar 22 - 11:07 AM

Filip Forsberg ended his five game goal drought during Friday's 4-1 loss to Washington.

Forsberg now stands just one tally away from his first career 30 goal season. While he won't match last year's 63 point mark, he's had an excellent season and has an outside chance at 60 points now that he's at 53.
Mar 18 - 11:15 PM

The line of Filip Forsberg, Mike Ribeiro and Craig Smith has been one of the NHL's best units over the past month.

Since February 12th the line has a combined for 45 points. As well, all three players are amongst the top scorers in the NHL for the past 30 days. Needless to say, Forsberg, Ribeiro and Smith should have been and should continue to be active in all fantasy pools regardless of format.
Mar 12 - 10:56 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Ryan Johansen
2Mike Ribeiro
3Mike Fisher
4Paul Gaustad
5Cody Bass
6Calle Jarnkrok
7Colton Sissons
LW1Colin Wilson
2Gabriel Bourque
3Eric Nystrom
4Kevin Fiala
5Austin Watson
6Miikka Salomaki
7Pontus Aberg
RW1Filip Forsberg
2James Neal
3Craig Smith
4Viktor Arvidsson
D1Shea Weber
2Roman Josi
3Ryan Ellis
4Mattias Ekholm
5Barret Jackman
6Petter Granberg
7Anthony Bitetto
G1Pekka Rinne
2Carter Hutton
3Marek Mazanec