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The Nashville Predators Stole Filip Forsberg from Washington

Filip Forsberg #9 of the Nashville Predators celebrates his goal with the bench against the Colorado Avalanche during an NHL game at Bridgestone Arena on February 24, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Mandatory Credit: John Russell/Via Getty Images) The Nashville Predators couldn’t be happier with the Washington Capitals than they are right now. Drafted in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft...
Via The Sports Journal
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: How Filip Forsberg has Lead Nashville Predators to the Top

Filip Forsberg #9 of the Nashville Predators scores the game winning goal during the shootout against goaltender Roberto Luongo #1 of the Florida Panthers at the BB&T Center on February 8, 2015. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) Coming into this season, who would’ve guessed it? Nashville sitting on top of the league with 82 points. This season is backwards from last season...
Via The Sports Journal
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Rookie Forsberg leads Predators to shootout win over Panthers

SUNRISE, Fla. -- Filip Forsberg tied it on a power play with 4:43 left in regulation and scored the shootout winner in the Nashville Predators' 3-2 victory over the Florida Panthers on Sunday. Forsberg poked the puck past Roberto Luongo in the fifth round of the shootout. Matt Cullen and Craig Smith also scored shootout goals for Nashville. Brad Boyes and Nick Bjugstad connected...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Capitals GM says he’d like a “do-over” of Filip Forsberg trade

When the Washington Capitals traded Filip Forsberg to the Nashville Predators in exchange for Martin Erat and Michael Latta, fans were pretty certain the Capitals ended up on the losing side of the deal. That notion has only been confirmed as Forsberg has excelled in his first year and is the clear favorite for the Calder Trophy. Are the Capitals regretting their decision? You better...
Via Puck Drunk Love
January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

The Predcast, Season 3 – Ep. 12: The Week Behind, Financial Stability, Filip Forsberg

Episode 12 of the Third Season of The Predcast! Join your hosts Kristopher Martel, Dan Bradley, and Chris Link as they break down the week behind, discuss the recent Forbes article about the net worth of the Predators, talk a bit about Filip Forsberg’s performance, and of course the always favorite “Five Tough Questions”. Subscribe at iTunes Listen on Stitcher Radio (Available...
Via The Predatorial
December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

GIF: Filip Forsberg scores an outstanding OT goal

Filip Forsberg is one of the best young players to watch in the NHL. He has been on fire this season and kept his point-per-game pace alive by netting a beautiful goal in OT. Which is better, the move to create space or the quick release? (H/T Reddit Hockey)
Via Puck Drunk Love
November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Filip Forsberg puts a twist on the Ice Bucket Challenge

We have another Nashville Predators Ice Bucket Challenge to report. And it’s a good one. Milwaukee Admirals forward and Preds prospect Filip Forsberg was challenged by Anaheim Ducks prospect Nick Sorensen and cousin Linus Carlsson Monday. As a result, on Tuesday, Forsberg accepted and did so in grand style. Among others, Forsberg nominated teammate Mattias Ekholm. Perhaps Ekholm...
Via Section 303
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Preds' Forsberg returns from World Junior success, faces NHL grind

NASHVILLE -- As a 19-year-old transitioning to his first season of playing professional hockey in North America, Filip Forsberg did not exactly have the word "easy" in his vocabulary. In 12 games with the Nashville Predators, Forsberg, selected 11th overall in the 2012 NHL Draft, tallied one goal and four assists with a minus-8 rating while averaging 11:41 in time on ice -- essentially...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Filip Forsberg dazzles in World Juniors opener

Nashville Predators prospect Filip Forsberg has joined Team Sweden for the 2014 World Junior Championships and, in their opener, lead them to victory. The 19-year old Swedish captain recorded a goal and an assist in the 5-3 win over the Swiss on Thursday but the goal, in particular, was something to behold. Forsberg’s efforts begin at the 2:23 mark of the video below. Sweden has...
Via Section 303
December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Trotz: Forsberg will be allowed to play in World Juniors

Nashville Predators Head Coach Barry Trotz went on The First Quarter on 102.5 The Game this morning and said 19-year old Swedish phenom Filip Forsberg would be allowed to play in the 2014 World Junior Championships in a couple weeks. “If he’s ready to come back and play, him and his agent have been offered the chance to play for Sweden,” Trotz said. “We need him back playing...
Via Section 303
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

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