Originally written on Section 303  |  Last updated 4/12/13
Hockey Prospectus (link) “In Filip Forsberg, Nashville obtained a true elite prospect… Forsberg is highly skilled, with true plus puck skills and the ability to make defenders miss with consistency. He not only has top-end offensive talent, but also a good power game and a great work ethic. One NHL executive described him as a player who “instinctually seeks out contact” and shows the great effort level to win battles. These attributes help him maintain puck possession with more than just his great one-on-one moves.” Hockey’s Future (link) “Forsberg is a Swedish forward with outstanding offensive instincts, superb puckhandling skills, and good speed. He is not overly big but the power forward makes up for lack of size with his strength. Forsberg has already been in big games as part of Sweden’s 2012 U20 World Junior Championship team and he served as captain of the silver medal winning U18 team.” Elite Prospects (link) “A highly skilled two-way player. Forsberg is blessed with first...
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