FILIP FORSBERG NEWS

It’s all over so here’s your All-Rookie Tournament Team

Kris Martel of The Predatorial, Thomas Willis of NashvillePredators.com and Jeremy K. Gover of Section 303 huddled up following all six games and voted on the All-Rookie Tournament team. Three forwards, two defensemen and one goalie were to be selected by each media member. The players with the most votes made the team while any player receiving just one vote made the honorable...
Via Section 303
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nashville’s online media contingent chooses All-Rookie Tournament team

Kris Martel of The Predatorial, Thomas Willis of NashvillePredators.com and Jeremy K. Gover of Section 303 huddled up following all six games and voted on the All-Rookie Tournament team. Three forwards, two defensemen and one goalie were to be selected by each media member. The players with the most votes made the team while any player receiving just one vote made the honorable...
Via The Predatorial
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Preds falter to Panthers, fall to 1-1-0 in rookie tournament

Two down, one to go. The Nashville Predators continued their strong play in the rookie tournament but fell to the Florida Panthers, 3-1, on Sunday night. In a reversal from yesterday, Rob Madore started between the pipes for Nashville and Magnus Hellberg played the second half. Madore turned aside six of seven shots while Hellberg stopped 13 of the 14 he faced. Over the past 24...
Via Section 303
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rookie Tournament Day 2 Stats and Observations

Boston Bruins vs Tampa Bay Lightning Boston Bruins Statistics (Through two games): Tampa Bay Lightning Statistics (Through two games): Thoughts: Brayden Point is by and far the most impressive player on Tampa Bay’s roster through two games in the tournament, and that says a lot. For all intents and purposes, that title should go to Jonathan Drouin, who finally found...
Via The Predatorial
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Dawn of the New Gold Age

Hockey is back friends and about to go into full swing. This weekend was the grand opening of the Ford Ice Center in Antioch. In conjunction with that was the first ever Rookie Tournament to be hosted by the Nashville Predators. There was some really great coverage of the Saturday Predators 2-1 OT win to read by Kris.From all accounts it sounds like Kevin Fiala the Predators 11th...
Via The Predatorial
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Preds overwhelm Bolts in opening rookie tournament game

The Nashville Predators wanted to show off the Ford Ice Center this weekend and that’s exactly what they did. Not only were fans able to see the beautiful new facility for the first time but they saw the future of the Predators take to the ice. The Preds beat the Tampa Bay Lightning, 2-1, on Saturday afternoon in front of a capacity standing room only crowd. All sets of bleachers...
Via Section 303
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Rookie Tournament Day 1 Stats and Observations

Boston Bruins vs Florida Panthers Boston Bruins Statistics (Through one game): Florida Panthers Statistics (Through one game): Thoughts: The main thing I took away from game one between the Bruins and Panthers was that, outside of Boston’s David Pastrnak, no one really impressed me. That includes Aaron Ekblad. Speaking of Ekblad, the number one overall pick finished the game...
Via The Predatorial
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Forsberg, Fiala, Jarnkrok make NHL.com’s Top Prospects list

The NHL.com crew has released their Top 60 Prospects list for the 2014-15 season and the Nashville Predators are well represented. Filip Forsberg, Calle Jarnkrok and 2014 first round pick Kevin Fiala all cracked the list and, what’s even more exciting for Predators fans, they’re all forwards. For an organization known for churning out NHL-caliber and even their fair share of Norris...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Five storylines to watch for in Predators training camp

With the full roster and training camp schedule being released earlier, it’s time to dive in and take a look at the five most interesting storylines to watch for during Nashville’s training camp. 1) Youth Forward Logjam While Nashville easily has enough veteran talent to field a full NHL-ready roster,  the Predators have quite a few minor-leaguers that are ready for their...
Via The Predatorial
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Preds owners offer donation match in response to Ice Bucket Challenge

You’ve seen Colin Wilson. You’ve seen Seth Jones. You’ve seen Filip Forsberg. You’ve ever seen team President and COO Sean Henry. You may have seen all of them take the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness for ALS but Nashville Predators partial owners De Thompson V and John Thompson of Thompson Machinery have just taken it a step further. The official press release is...
Via Section 303
29 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...
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August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

2014-2015 Player Preview: Filip Forsberg

Position: Center/Wing (Right-handed) Age at the start of the season: 20 (Birthday: August 13th, 1994) 2013-2014 Statistics: 13 games played – 1 goal, 4 assists, -8, 4 PIM 2013-2014 Possession Statistic Highlights: N/A - To be fair, 13 games isn’t really enough to quantify Forsberg’s possession statistics from last season. 2013-2014 Recap: While Forsberg only had 13 games...
Via The Predatorial
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Forsberg re-called

Sweet… Filip Forsberg has been re-called by the Predators from Milwaukee for his return NHL game since November 15. Forsberg will likely be on a line with fellow Swede Calle Jarnkrok. Both played on a dynamite line in Milwaukee prior to Jarnkrok's NHL debut Friday in Calgary. This re-call is likely due to the Preds needing 12 healthy forwards, instead of 11. During the...
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April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

The Predcast, Season 2 – Ep. 20: Offensive War, Jarnkrok/Forsberg, Ranking GM’s

Episode 20 of Season 2 of The Predcast! Join your hosts Kristopher Martel, Dan Bradley and Chris Link as they wrap up the week that was for the Nashville Predators, the “war” against developing offensive talent, the performances of Calle Jarnkrok and Filip Forsberg, ranking the league’s General Managers, and the always favorite “Five Tough Questions”. Subscribe at iTunes...
Via The Predatorial
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Forsberg re-called

Sweet... Filip Forsberg has been re-called by the Predators from Milwaukee for his return NHL game since November 15. Forsberg will likely be on a line with fellow Swede Calle Jarnkrok. Both played on a dynamite line in Milwaukee prior to Jarnkrok's NHL debut Friday in Calgary. This re-call is likely due to the Preds needing 12 healthy forwards, instead of 11. During...
Via Fang Faction
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Filip Forsberg dazzles with his second goal of the night

Fresh off of his silver medal winning (and tournament MVP) performance at the 2014 World Junior Championships, Nashville Predators prospect  Filip Forsberg put on a show Sunday night. Already with a goal and an assist on the night, the 19-year old winger got the puck in the slot from Scott Valentine, juked Lake Erie Monster defenseman Jace Coyle out of his jockstrap and ripped...
Via Section 303
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Forsberg reassigned to Milwaukee

It’s unclear how Nashville will proceed with Forsberg for the rest of the season. He had an excellent World Junior championship — garnering MVP honors. But he needs to play in order to develop. He was averaging just 11:41 per-game in Nashville. If anything, at the WJC, Forsberg displayed his immense potential. Below is the press release from the Predators… Nashville Predators...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Forsberg reassigned to Milwaukee, best decision for Nashville to make?

For those looking at Filip Forsberg to make an immediate impact on Nashville’s lineup, it looks like it may be a little longer before that happens. The Predators just issued this press release regarding Forsberg: “Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has reassigned forward Filip Forsberg to Milwaukee of...
Via The Predatorial
January 10, 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

Predatorial Pregame Warmup: January 9th, 2014

After practice, Filip Forsberg spoke with the media in his first interview after returning from the 2014 World Junior Championships in Malmo, Sweden: — Videos recorded with Google Glass and brought to you by Lionzone Internet Marketing Solutions The post Predatorial Pregame Warmup: January 9th, 2014 appeared first on The Predatorial.
Via The Predatorial
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Update on Filip Forsberg: “It’s going to be a well-thought-out process”

After Nashville’s practice this morning, Barry Trotz addressed the media giving this update about the possibilities of forward Filip Forsberg joining the team in the foreseeable future: “Filip actually landed into Nashville this morning, just before practice. He didn’t practice with us today, he will probably join us tomorrow. The plans are to see where he is. I think Filip...
Via The Predatorial
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

The Predcast, Season 2 – Ep. 10: Week before, Filip Forsberg, and Team USA

Episode 10 of Season 2 of The Predcast! Join your hosts Kristopher Martel, Dan Bradley, and Chris Link as they discuss the recent week for the Nashville Predators, Filip Forsberg, Team USA’s selections and snubs, answer all of your submitted questions, and the always favorite “Five Tough Questions”. Subscribe at iTunes Listen on Stitcher Radio (Available in the App Store...
Via The Predatorial
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 World Juniors: Sweden's Forsberg grabs MVP honors, but Finland steals gold in overtime

The 2014 World Junior Hockey Championships have concluded, with Finland winning their first gold medal since 1998 over archrival Sweden. Earlier today, the IIHF released their positional awards and the media's tournament all-star team. This year's games featured a number of upsets, from Czech Republic stealing a game on a dazzling shootout move, the Americans crashing...
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January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 World Juniors: Sweden's Forsberg grabs MVP honors, but Finland steals gold in overtime

The 2014 World Junior Hockey Championships have concluded, with Finland winning their first gold medal since 1998 over archrival Sweden. Earlier today, the IIHF released their positional awards and the media's tournament all-star team. This year's games featured a number of upsets, from Czech Republic stealing a game on a dazzling shootout move, the Americans crashing...
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January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Saros leads Fins to gold, Forsberg named tournament MVP

He posted tournament-best numbers and just led his team to the gold. Juuse Saros, a fourth round pick of the Nashville Predators in this past June’s draft, led Finland past host country Sweden for their third World Juniors gold medal and first medal of any color since 2006. The 18-year old was also named to the tournament’s first All-Star Team despite not winning Best Goaltender...
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January 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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