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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
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Point Producing Preds

The second week of the Nashville Predators 2014-2015 season featured some new styles of opponents and mixed results. The final game of the opening home stand featured a somewhat lackluster shootout loss to the Calgary Flames. The Preds refocused their efforts and ruined the Winnipeg Jets home opener with a resounding 2-0 win, Nashville’s first on the road. The next night in Chicago...
Via The Predatorial
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Predators shut out Jets

James Neal's first goal as a Predator came at a key moment during Friday's 2-0 victory over Winnipeg. His score with 12:29 remaining in the third period gave Nashville insurance as the Jets were pressing for a tying goal in their home opener at MTS Centre. Filip Forsberg assisted on the goal with a backhand pass, which Neal threw at the net. The puck bounced off Jim Slater...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Nashville Predators 2 – Winnipeg Jets 0

Optimistic Thoughts: A classic Pekka Rinne saves the day type of game. Any doubts about the health of the Finnish goalie were silenced after performing at an elite level tonight and coming up with a shutout. Mike Ribeiro scores his second in as many games and looks to be past the debacle in Phoenix last season. The biggest acquistion in the off season, James Neal, finally gets on...
Via The Predatorial
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Roy solidifying his place in Nashville’s lineup

Coming off one of the worst statistical years in his NHL career, Derek Roy was a 31 year old unrestricted free agent center looking for a new home. Signing a one-year, $1 million deal with the Predators this off-season, Roy already appears to be solidifying his place in the lineup. Slotted into Nashville’s second line alongside forwards Craig Smith and Filip Forsberg, Roy’s been...
Via The Predatorial
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Colborne's goal in shootout lifts Flames over Predators

  Joe Colborne scored the only goal of the shootout to lift the Calgary Flames to a 3-2 win over the Nashville Predators Tuesday night. T.J. Brodie and Mark Giordano also scored for Calgary, which improved its record to 2-2-0. Filip Forsberg and Mike Ribeiro scored for Nashville, which suffered its first loss of the season. Forsberg scored the game's first goal at 8:46 of the...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Predators Week One Recap: Statistics, Best Play, Weekly Stars

Nashville concluded their first week of the season with a 2-0-0 record, grabbing victories against both the Ottawa Senators and Dallas Stars to begin the year. Statistical Leaders through Week One #1 – Paul Gaustad, Center: One goal, three assists, +5, 5 PIM #2 – Eric Nystrom, Left Wing: Two goals, two assists, +5, 2 PIM #3 – Shea Weber, Defenseman: Two goals, one assist...
Via The Predatorial
10 days 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: ‘Everything comes down to this moment’

Filip Forsberg is ready to prove that his hard work has paid off...
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

Predators top Lightning in preseason home opener

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Filip Forsberg scored in the first period and Pekka Rinne and Marek Mazanec made it stand up in the Nashville Predators' 1-0 exhibition victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday night. Forsberg took a pass from Mike Ribeiro, made a move down the right side and tucked the puck inside the left post and past Kristers Gudlevskis at 3:17. Forsberg has two...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Forsberg lifts Predators past Lightning, 1-0

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Filip Forsberg scored in the first period and Pekka Rinne and Marek Mazanec made it stand up in the Nashville Predators' 1-0 exhibition victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday night. Forsberg took a pass from Mike Ribeiro, made a move down the right side and tucked the puck inside the left post and past Kristers Gudlevskis at 3:17. Forsberg has...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Forsberg learning how to better position body

Filip Forsberg has been adjusting to the North American game over the past couple of years. Learn how he has improved his body positioning as a way to make him more successful...
Via Smashville 24/7
29 days ago  |  Discuss

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
September 16, 2014  |  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
September 14, 2014  |  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
September 14, 2014  |  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...
Via Section 303
September 09, 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

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...
Via Fang Faction
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
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