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Anton Forsberg | Goalie | #31

Team: Chicago Blackhawks
Age / DOB:  (25) / 11/27/1992
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 192
Drafted: 2011 / Rd. 7 (188) / CLM

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Anton Forsberg allowed two goals on 27 shots in Wednesday's 2-1 loss to the Minnesota Wild.
Brent Seabrook gave the 'Hawks a 1-0 lead midway through the first period, but the Wild responded by scoring back-to-back goals. Forsberg has a 3-6-3 record with a 2.92 goals-against-average and a .911 save percentage this season. He'll continue to serve as Chicago's starting netminder until Corey Crawford returns to the lineup. Jan 10 - 11:05 PM

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Anton Forsberg will get the start in Wednesday's game against the Minnesota Wild.

Forsberg made 25 saves on 27 shots in an 8-2 win over the Senators last night, and the 'Hawks will turn to him again. He has a 3-5-3 record with a 3.00 goals-against-average and a .910 save percentage this season.
Jan 10 - 6:56 PM

Anton Forsberg made 25 saves on 27 shots in an 8-2 drubbing of the Ottawa Senators on Tuesday night.

Forsberg has now won back-to-back starts for Chicago for the first time all season. His record improves to 3-5-3 with a 3.00 GAA and a .910 save percentage.
Jan 9 - 10:54 PM

Anton Forsberg will be in the crease for Chicago versus Ottawa on Tuesday night.

Forsberg blocked 32 shots in a 4-1 win over Edmonton on Sunday, so he will get a second straight start for the Blackhawks. He has 2-5-3 record this campaign with a 3.10 GAA and .909 save percentage.
Jan 9 - 1:31 PM

Anton Forsberg turned aside 32 of 33 shots in a 4-1 win against Edmonton on Sunday.

This was Forsberg's second win of the season after his first victory came back on Nov. 11 at Carolina. This performance may get Forsberg back in the crease for Tuesday's match versus Ottawa. He has been battling Jeff Glass for playing time with Corey Crawford injured.
Jan 7 - 5:53 PM

Anton Forsberg will be the Blackhawks' starter on Sunday.

Despite Corey Crawford being sidelined, Forsberg has warmed the bench for four consecutive games. The Blackhawks have been using 32-year-old rookie Jeff Glass instead to mixed results. Forsberg has struggled mightily this season and allowed five goals on 31 shots in his last start. Still, this is an opportunity for him to reassert himself as the team's starter for however long Crawford ends up being sidelined. "He got the chance and he took it," Forsberg said of Glass. "I have to do the same thing."
Jan 7 - 9:52 AM

Anton Forsberg allowed five goals on 31 shots in a 5-2 loss to the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday night.

Forsberg is due for a ton of time in goal with Corey Crawford on the mend. Unfortunately for him, he was shellacked by Thomas Vanek and the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday night, allowing five goals. Forsberg's record falls to 1-5-3, with a 3.33 goals-against-average and a .902 save percentage.
Fri, Dec 29, 2017 12:56:00 AM

The Chicago Blackhawks have confirmed that Anton Forsberg will be in goal tonight vs the Vancouver Canucks.

With Corey Crawford placed on injured reserve, expect Forsberg to get the vast majority, if not all the starts in his absence. Forsberg hasn't won a game since mid-November and will enter tonight's contest with an 1-4-3 record, a 3.13 goals against average and a .909 save percentage.
Thu, Dec 28, 2017 06:18:00 PM

Anton Forsberg will be tasked with holding the fort while Corey Crawford recovers from an upper-body injury.

Forsberg has only played a little more than two periods of relief in the past three weeks, so he joked that he is well-rested. He had a couple of tough losses earlier this month when he filled in for an injured Crawford, but he has won just one time in 11 appearances, including eight starts, this season. Forsberg will need to be much better this time around.
Thu, Dec 28, 2017 10:34:00 AM

Anton Forsberg was pulled in Wednesday's 6-2 loss to the Washington Capitals.

Forsberg couldn't even get out of the first period, as he allowed three goals on 10 shots in just over 15 minutes of action. He has now dropped each of his last four games. Forsberg has a 1-4-3 record with a 3.32 goals-against-average and a .906 save percentage this season.
Wed, Dec 6, 2017 11:37:00 PM

Anton Forsberg will start for the Blackhawks Wednesday night.

Chicago has been leaning on Forsberg while Corey Crawford recovers from a lower body injury. Forsberg is 1-3-3 with a 3.01 GAA and .914 save percentage in nine contests this season.
Wed, Dec 6, 2017 12:51:00 PM

Anton Forsberg allowed just one goal on 22 shots on Sunday night in a 3-1 loss to Los Angeles

The Kings scored midway through the third to break a scoreless draw and then added a pair of empty-netters before and after Jonathan Toews scored for the Blackhawks. Forsberg falls to 1-3-3 this season with a 3.01 goals-against average and .914 save percentage.
Sun, Dec 3, 2017 10:46:00 PM

Anton Forsberg will start again on Sunday when the Blackhawks host Los Angeles.

Forsberg had 33 stops in a 3-2 shootout loss to Dallas on Saturday. He is getting back-to-back starts with Corey Crawford out because of an injury. Forsberg has a 1-2-3 record with a 3.34 goals-against average and .910 save percentage this season.
Sun, Dec 3, 2017 05:06:00 PM

Anton Forsberg stopped 33 of 35 shots in a 3-2 shootout loss to the Dallas Stars.

With Corey Crawford sidelined at least another two games, the Blackhawks will hope to lean on Forsberg. There will be some pressure on the Swedish netminder considering his early season struggles and the impressive J-F Berube waiting for his turn behind him. For now, Forsberg has a 1-2-3 record with a 3.34 goals against average and .910 save percentage. Considering the Blackhawks play tomorrow night on a back-to-back, we'd expect Forsberg to back up Berube against the Kings.
Sun, Dec 3, 2017 12:07:00 AM

The Chicago Blackhawks will have Anton Forsberg in goal Saturday night against Dallas.

Forsberg is coming off a 3-2 loss to the Predators in his last start and he is being pressed into action because of an injury to Corey Crawford. He has a 1-2-2 record with a 3.67 goals against average and .904 save percentage. If he performs poorly then you shouldn't be surprised if J-F Berube is in goal for the Blackhawks' next game.
Sat, Dec 2, 2017 02:10:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Jonathan Toews
2Nick Schmaltz
3Artem Anisimov
4Tommy Wingels
LW1Brandon Saad
2Patrick Sharp
3Vinnie Hinostroza
4Lance Bouma
RW1Patrick Kane
2Alex DeBrincat
3Anthony Duclair
4Ryan Hartman
5Tomas Jurco
6David Kampf
7Marian Hossa
D1Duncan Keith
2Brent Seabrook
3Jan Rutta
4Gustav Forsling
5Connor Murphy
6Michal Kempny
7Erik Gustafsson
8Jordan Oesterle
G1Corey Crawford
2Anton Forsberg
3Jeff Glass