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Predators' Filip Forsberg among top NHL rookies

The Filip Forsberg factor on the Predators' scoresheet is evident through the first six games this season. He's second among NHL rookies in scoring (1 goal, 4 assists) and has played well enough to be moved back to the top line with center Mike Ribeiro and winger James Neal. "Mike is a really good passer and Neal is a pure-goal scorer," Forsberg said. "I...
Via Pro Sports Daily
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Forsberg shines in season opening win

Filip Forsberg stole the show for the Predators in their season debut. Here's our story...
Via Smashville 24/7
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Forsberg proving he belongs in the NHL

In less than two weeks, Peter Laviolette may have unlocked more offensive potential out of Filip Forsberg than Barry Trotz did in a full season. Granted, Trotz may not have utilized Forsberg in the way he should have been, but Laviolette has been giving him the one thing that will prove if he’s the real deal or not: time with Nashville’s top lines. So far, the Swedish...
Via The Predatorial
28 days ago  |  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...
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

Coincidental or not, Preds struggle without Filip Forsberg

He may share a team-worst plus/minus rating, he may average less than 12 minutes of ice time a game and he may have only one point at even strength but, somehow, Filip Forsberg positively impacts the Nashville Predators. When the 19-year old Swedish phenom is in the lineup, the Preds are 8-2-1 this season. Without him? A putrid 0-5-1. Forsberg has missed time due to injury, has been...
Via Section 303
November 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Teen Forsberg primed to take big leap with Preds

NASHVILLE, Tenn. It was quite the spring of 2013 for Filip Forsberg. Make your debut in the National Hockey League check. Graduate from high school back home in Sweden a few months later check. Get a driver's license check that one as still-to-be-checked. Yes, it has been quite the whirlwind for the former first-round draft pick (Washington Capitals), who was traded to...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
July 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Filip Forsberg could make NHL debut against Red Wings on Sunday

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...
Via PredsOnTheGlass
April 13, 2013  |  Discuss

What the hockey world has to say about Filip Forsberg…

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...
Via Section 303
April 12, 2013  |  Discuss
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