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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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In a season that has been disappointing to fans an the team alike, the Nashville Predators announced that recent acquisition Filip Forsberg has joined the team and could make his NHL debut on Sunday against the Detroit Red Wings.Here is the full release from the Predators...FILIP FORSBERG JOINS THE NASHVILLE PREDATORSNashville, Tenn. (April 13, 2013) – Nashville Predators...
According to the Swedish blog MrMadhawk.se, Nashville Predators prospect Filip Forsberg is headed to Music City.
His Allsvenskan season with Leksands IF ended last week and, after playing two games with the Swedish National Team, he’s headed across the pond to play in North America for the first time.
Forsberg, 18, was acquired for veteran winger Martin Erat and prospect Michael...
The Nashville Predators have added forward Filip Forsberg to the active roster and he may make his NHL debut against the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday.
The Predators gave Forsberg No. 9 on Saturday.
Forsberg was acquired in the trade that sent Martin Erat to Washington.
The 18-year-old Forsberg was Washington's top draft selection in 2012 at No. 11 overall. He received the 2013...
There is a chance prospect Filip Forsberg makes his NHL debut Sunday against Detroit...
Nashville, Tenn. (April 13, 2013) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that forward Filip Forsberg has been added to the team’s active roster and could make his NHL debut tomorrow against the Detroit Red Wings (6:30 p.m. CT). The 11th overall selection in the 2012 Entry Draft will wear No. 9.
Forsberg, 18 (8/14/94),...
Filip Forsberg is on his way to Nashville from Sweden in an attempt to make his National Hockey League debut with the Nashville Predators Sunday night against rival Detroit Red Wings at 6:30pm CST on NBC Sports Network.
The 18 year old was involved in a April 3 trade with the Washington Capitals, where the Caps received Michael Latta and Martin Erat in return.
NASHVILLE The Nashville Predators have gone with a youth movement in recent games one that necessity has brought on.
In each of the last two games, a Predators forward has made his NHL debut. Austin Watson did it last Sunday and Daniel Bang follow suit on Tuesday. That number could increase to three in four games when the Predators host the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday and Filip...
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The Predators are simply playing out the strand on what most would call a very late training camp, getting a solid glimpse out of the younger players that Nashville has coming up through the Milwaukee system. The fans may also get a look at the newly acquired high draft prospect Filip Forsberg as it is rumored he may be in the lineup either...
The Nashville Predators faceoff against the Detroit Red Wings in Filip Forsberg's NHL debut Sunday night on national television. Nashville is ranked 13th in the Western Conference with 38 points and a 15-19-8 record. Detroit has a record of 19-15-7 with 45 points and ranked 8th in the West. Puck drops at 6:38pm CST.
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