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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 revealed to the media that he has played for the Stanley Cup plenty of times in video games.
Forsberg laughed and said it's time for him to try it in real life now. With Ryan Johansen out, the Predators will continue to lean on Forsberg for offensive production if they wish to defeat the defending Stanley Cup champions. Forsberg will be looking to prove himself against two of the game's best in Crosby and Malkin for the Stanley Cup. May 27 - 1:30 PM

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Just to highlight how little playoff history the Nashville Predators have, 22-year-old Filip Forsberg is close to becoming the franchise leader in postseason points.

Forsberg has 14 goals and 25 points in 36 career playoff games. The Predators' all-time leaders are David Legwand and Shea Weber, who are tied with 28 points. This is the 10th time that the Predators have made it to the playoffs, but before this year they had never advanced to the Western Conference Final, let alone the Stanley Cup Final. Obviously their adversary, Pittsburgh, has a longer playoff history, with Mario Lemieux being the all-time leader for the Penguins with 172 playoff points. That said, Sidney Crosby is closing in on him with 157 points.
May 26 - 6:21 PM

Filip Forsberg stretched his point streak to seven straight games on Monday night.

He posted one goal and one assist in a 6-3 win over Anaheim to help get the Predators to the Stanley Cup Final. Forsberg earned at least one point in each contest of the Western Conference Final versus Anaheim. He leads the Predators with eight goals and 15 points in 16 playoff games this year.
May 23 - 8:45 AM

Filip Forsberg is currently riding a five-game point streak.

Forsberg has also scored a goal in four consecutive games. The Predators forward has picked up five points during the point streak. He has seven goals and 12 points in 14 games this season. With Ryan Johansen lost for the playoffs, the Predators will need Forsberg to continue his dominant stretch.
May 20 - 11:35 AM

Filip Forsberg scored a goal in Thursday's 3-2 overtime loss to Anaheim in Game 4 of the Western Conference Final.

Forsberg has now scored a goal in each of the four games of the third-round series, which is just incredible. His goal couldn't have come at a better time, as he tied the game at two with just under 35 seconds remaining in regulation. Unfortunately for the Predators, the Ducks were able to score the game-winning goal in the extra frame. Forsberg now has seven goals and 12 points 14 games this postseason. The best-of-seven series is tied 2-2. Game 5 will be played in Anaheim on Saturday night. P.K. Subban also found the back of the net for Nashville in the loss.
May 18 - 11:33 PM

Filip Forsberg has gotten the nickname "Mr. Clutch" among the Predators players.

Forsberg has certainly come through for Nashville so far in the playoffs with six goals and 11 points in 13 contests. That's a big change from the 2016 postseason when he was limited to two goals and four points in 14 contests. "It just seemed to be overwhelming to him as a young player, which happens," Predators GM David Poile said. "I think this year, what we’ve seen in the playoffs, he has so much more confidence and swagger to his game." There are a lot of reasons why the Predators have gotten to the Western Conference Final, but the offense Forsberg has provided is certainly high up on that list.
May 18 - 10:59 AM

Filip Forsberg scored a goal in Tuesday's 2-1 win over the Anaheim Ducks in Game 3 of the Western Conference Final.

Forsberg tied the game at one with his goal at the 3:54 mark of the third period. He's now found the back of the net in each of the three games of the series. Roman Josi eventually ended up scoring the game-winning goal on the power play with less than three minutes remaining in regulation. Forsberg has six goals and five assists in 13 playoff contests. The Predators now have a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven series against the Ducks. Game 4 will be played in Nashville on Thursday night.
May 17 - 1:17 AM

Filip Forsberg extended his postseason point streak to three straight games on Sunday night in a 5-3 loss to Anaheim.

Forsberg has two goals and one assist during that span. He netted his fifth goal of the playoffs in Game 2 of the Western Conference Final. Forsberg has produced 10 points in 12 games during the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs.
May 15 - 10:11 AM

Filip Forsberg scored a goal in Friday's 3-2 OT win over the Ducks in Game 1 of the Western Conference Final.

Forsberg's goal at the 12:34 mark of the first period tied the game at one. Nashville then took a 2-1 lead in the second period on a goal by Austin Watson. The Ducks ended up tying the game midway through the third frame, but James Neal managed to secure the win in overtime. Forsberg now has four goals and five assists in 11 games this postseason. Game 2 will be played in Anaheim on Sunday night.
May 13 - 10:05 AM

Filip Forsberg tallied his third goal of the postseason on Wednesday night.

He got the Predators' second power-play goal of the contest in a 4-3 win over the St. Louis Blues. Forsberg has recorded at least one point in each of his five playoff appearances this year. He has six points over that span.
Apr 27 - 10:44 AM

Filip Forsberg scored both regulation goals to tie the Blackhawks and send Monday night’s game into overtime, where the Predators won 3-2.

Forsberg did not get the game winning goal—that honor went to Kevin Fiala—but without his regulation heroics, the Blackhawks would have gotten a second wind in the series. Forsberg’s goals both came in the third period as Chicago must have thought they had the game in hand.
Apr 18 - 1:34 AM

Filip Forsberg posted an assist in Nashville's 1-0 victory over Chicago in Thursday's playoff opener.

He had the primary helper on Viktor Arvidsson's game-winning goal at the 7:52 mark of the first period. Forsberg's shot was redirected by Arvidsson to give Nashville a road shutout win for the first time in team playoff history.
Apr 14 - 10:56 AM

Thanks to the assist he picked up in a 4-1 loss to St. Louis, Filip Forsberg now owns points in four of his last five games.

Mark it now two goals and four points over that span, and 31 goals and 57 points in 78 games this season. The assist was the 100th of his career.
Apr 2 - 7:20 PM

Filip Forsberg collected his 31st goal of the season during Saturday's 3-0 win over the Wild.

He is two goals away from matching the total he posted in 2015-16. Forsberg has produced 57 points in 78 games this season, with 24 points coming in the last 27 matches.
Apr 1 - 5:05 PM

Filip Forsberg scored his 30th goal of the season in Thursday's 3-1 loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Forsberg cut the Leafs' lead to 2-1 at the 9:37 mark of the third period, but that's as close as the Preds would come to tying the score. It's the second straight year that he's hit the 30-goal mark. The Predators forward is now up to 56 points in 77 contests. Ryan Johansen and Viktor Arvidsson picked up the assists on Nashville's only goal.
Mar 30 - 11:33 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Ryan Johansen
2Mike Fisher
3Calle Jarnkrok
4Colton Sissons
5Vernon Fiddler
6Frederick Gaudreau
LW1Colin Wilson
2Kevin Fiala
3Pontus Aberg
4Austin Watson
5Cody McLeod
6Harry Zolnierczyk
RW1Filip Forsberg
2Viktor Arvidsson
3James Neal
4P. A. Parenteau
5Craig Smith
6Miikka Salomaki
D1P.K. Subban
2Roman Josi
3Ryan Ellis
4Mattias Ekholm
5Anthony Bitetto
6Matt Irwin
7Yannick Weber
8Brad Hunt
G1Pekka Rinne
2Juuse Saros
3Marek Mazanec