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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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Filip Forsberg scored a pair of goals in Tuesday's 5-3 loss to the Washington Capitals.
Forsberg cut Washington's lead to 2-1 in the second period and 4-3 in the third period, but the Predators were never able to complete the comeback. The 21-year-old has 17 goals and 35 points in 54 games this season. After scoring 63 points last season, Forsberg is on pace to score 53 points in 2015-16. Feb 9 - 11:19 PM

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Filip Forsberg registered three points in the Predators’ 6-2 win against the Sharks on Saturday night.

Forsberg scored once and assisted on both of Viktor Arvidsson’s markers. He had been pointless in his past four games. To say this season has been a disappointment for Forsberg would be an understatement as he has 15 goals and 33 points in 53 games after posting 26 and 63, respectively, in his rookie year. Shea Weber (goal, assist), James Neal, Calle Jarnkrok got the other goals. Mike Ribeiro and Ryan Johansen each chipped in with two assists apiece.

Filip Forsberg had a goal and an assist in Saturday's win over the Edmonton Oilers.

Forsberg assisted on Mattias Ekholm's second period power play goal and he added the empty net to close out the game. The 21-year-old has 14 goals and 31 points in 48 games this season.
Jan 24 - 12:04 PM

Filip Forsberg snapped his four-game goal drought during Friday's 5-3 loss to Colorado.

With four shots, two hits, and a block over 21:49 of work, Forsberg had quite the night along with his 11th goal of the season. Now with 27 points, it doesn't seem as though he'll top last year's 63 points, but no in Nashville will care to stop him from trying.
Jan 9 - 12:23 AM

Filip Forsberg potted his 10th goal in Monday's 5-3 win over the New York Rangers.

He has four goals and two assists during a five-game point streak. The sophomore forward has enjoyed an excellent December (seven goals and 12 points in 13 games) after a sluggish start to the season.
Tue, Dec 29, 2015 11:58:00 AM

Filip Forsberg scored twice, but that was all the Predators could muster in their 3-2 loss to the Red Wings on Saturday night.

Forsberg is one of the few threats within their forward group, and it’s an area the front office needs to address, ASAP. He also had five shots on goal. Forsberg has nine goals and 24 points this season, so it’s been a bit of a disappointment after such a successful rookie campaign. We still like him a lot moving forward. Mike Ribeiro had two assists.
Sat, Dec 26, 2015 10:45:00 PM

Filip Forsberg is warming up as he now has points in consecutive games, and in two of his past five.

Forsberg got the scoring started just 46 seconds into the night's game, always a plus. He now has seven goals and 21 points in 33 games thus far.
Sun, Dec 20, 2015 01:02:00 AM

Filip Forsberg earned an assist Thursday versus St. Louis.

Nashville lost to the Blues by a 2-1 score and the team's only goal came on the power play from defenseman Roman Josi. The Predators have been held to two or fewer goals 10 times in the past 15 games. Forsberg has one goal and three assists in his last eight outings.
Fri, Dec 18, 2015 10:00:00 AM

Filip Forsberg picked up two assists in Saturday's 5-4 OT loss to the Red Wings.

Both of Forsberg's assists came on power play goals scored by Shea Weber. Forsberg has five goals and 18 points in 26 games this season. The 21-year-old five points in his last three contests.
Sun, Dec 6, 2015 01:12:00 PM

Filip Forsberg scored two goals and an assist in Tuesday's 5-2 win over the Arizona Coyotes.

Forsberg picked up an assist on Calle Jarnkrok's second period goal and added two of his own in the third frame. The Predators will welcome this five-goal outburst after they only managed to score six goals in their last six games. Forsberg has five goals and 16 points in 24 games this season.
Tue, Dec 1, 2015 11:11:00 PM

Filip Forsberg scored for the first time since October 15th when he bulged the twine against the Flyers Friday night.

Despite the fact that Forsberg had not been scoring goals, he had been playing well. The whole Predators team was in a terrible offensive funk for much of the month and Forsberg was one of many who were held off the scoresheet. Perhaps this goal will be the beginning of a resurgence for Forsberg.
Sat, Nov 28, 2015 01:05:00 PM

Filip Forsberg had a goal and an assist in a 3-2 overtime loss to the Philadelphia Flyers on Friday.

Mike Fisher netted a goal with 20 seconds left in the third period to at least give the Predators a consolation point. Roman Josi, Mike Ribeiro, and James Neal.
Fri, Nov 27, 2015 06:26:00 PM

Filip Forsberg is slated to play with Mike Ribeiro and James Neal on Monday night.

Coach Peter Laviolette had been reluctant to go back to this combination for some reason, but they will get a chance against the New York Rangers. The trio was a big success for the Predators last season. Forsberg has struggled in his sophomore season with two goals on 44 shots. He hasn't found the back of the net since Oct. 15.
Mon, Nov 23, 2015 06:52:00 PM

Filip Forsberg has played very well as of late despite the fact that he still is not racking up the points.

He has scored only two goals this season despite leading the Predators in a number of offensive indicators. According to, Forsberg is the Preds' best puck-possession forward in the team's 15 games to date posting an even-strength shot-attempt percentage of over 57. Forsberg also leads the team in scoring chances of the general (44) and high-danger variety (18). We wouldn't worry about Forsberg, as the results are bound to come provided he continues his high level of play.
Sat, Nov 14, 2015 01:05:00 PM

Filip Forsberg had a great game but the Nashville Predators fell 4-3 to the Los Angeles Kings in OT on Saturday.

Forsberg collected two assists, fired six SOG and delivered four hits in the afternoon. He ended a three-game pointless streak and now has two goals and six assists for eight points in 10 games.
Sat, Oct 31, 2015 07:00:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Ryan Johansen
2Mike Ribeiro
3Mike Fisher
4Paul Gaustad
5Cody Bass
6Calle Jarnkrok
LW1Colin Wilson
2Gabriel Bourque
3Eric Nystrom
4Austin Watson
5Miikka Salomaki
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