Originally written on Fox Sports Tennessee  |  Last updated 4/16/13
NASHVILLE Nashville Predators coach Barry Trotz said after Filip Forsbergs NHL debut on Sunday that if the 18-year-old had looked like he were struggling, then Trotz would have gone to Plan B. He didnt part of what has been a good first impression in the rookies first two games. In Forsbergs second game in two nights, the coach did take his foot off the accelerator, so to speak. Forsberg played 18:37 in his debut against the Detroit Red Wings, but that dropped by almost 30 percent on Monday against Vancouver to 13:10. In each game, he went minus-2 and he has yet to pick up a point, but that only tells part of the story. On both nights, Forsberg, the highly-touted prospect for whom the Predators traded long-time wing Martin Erat on the NHLs trade deadline, underwent a baptism by fire, competing on the ice against some of the best players in the world. On Monday, his line, comprising fellow rookie Taylor Beck and veteran David Legwand, matched up against Detroits top line of Pav...
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