FILIP FORSBERG NEWS

New Ford Ice facility to host Preds, Panthers, Bolts, Bruins rookies

The Nashville, Tennessee hockey market is in for a treat this September. The Predators will host the rookie camp’s of the Florida Panthers, Tampa Bay Lightning and Boston Bruins. What’s more is they’ll be hosting them at the brand new Ford Ice Center complex. Which means not only will Preds fans get an opportunity to see their own prospects but they’ll also get to see 2014...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Predators release dates and players for upcoming Rookie Camp and Tournament

In just a few weeks, Nashville will host rookies from the Boston Bruins, Tampa Bay Lightning, Florida Panthers, as well as their own, in a rookie camp tournament. The players for the Nashville Predators and daily information about the tournament has now been released. Friday, Sept. 12 Time                                         Event...
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10 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...
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11 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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12 days ago  |  Discuss

What could the Preds line combinations look like?

Josh Cooper of The Tennessean posted his potential line combinations for the Nashville Predators’ 2014-15 season this morning. Some peculiar choices to be certain. In response, here are ours… James Neal – Mike Ribeiro – Craig Smith Colin Wilson – Derek Roy – Olli Jokinen Filip Forsberg – Calle Jarnkrok – Viktor Stalberg Matt Cullen – Paul Gaustad - Eric Nystrom...
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13 days ago  |  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
19 days ago  |  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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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.
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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...
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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...
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January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Forsberg, Maenalanen, Saros highlight Preds at WJC

No, it was not Canada, Russia, Sweden, nor, for the second year in-a-row, United States who won the 2014 World Juniors Championship in Malmo. It was Finland, who knocked off the Swedes in the gold medal match, 3-2 in overtime. Six Nashville Predators prospects participated in a total of thirty-one games. Filip Forsberg highlights the list of future Preds after being awarded ‘Most...
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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

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...
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December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

2014 World Juniors: Forsberg saves Swedes, other favorites cruise on day 1

Though many of the matchups are often lop-sided, Boxing Day often serves as a cautionary tale for most of the world hockey superpowers as World Junior Hockey Championship action gets underway.  Teams that were thrown together just a few weeks prior, and finalized just days before preliminary action was set to begin, often need more time to jell than a handful of practices. While...
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December 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Predators loan Filip Forsberg to Sweden for World Junior Championship

Team Sweden just got even more talented. The defending gold medal winners added Filip Forsberg to their already loaded roster, and the forward left his AHL team last night to join his teammates for the World Junior Championship. The highly touted youngster has struggled to perform up to expectations in the NHL this season, but he’ll be a force against fellow teenagers. Forsberg...
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December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Filip Forsberg heading to Malmo for WJC

The Nashville Predators have decided to loan rookie forward Filip Forsberg to the Swedish world junior team over the Christmas break. Playing in Malmo Sweden, a seven hour drive South from his birth place, the 19 year old will join 11 other returning teammates from the country's silver medal performance last year.  Forsberg had three goals and two assists in his six games...
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December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Filip Forsberg to join Team Sweden on Monday

Swedish media outlet Aftonbladet is reporting this morning that Nashville Predators prospect Filip Forsberg will, indeed, play for Sweden in the 2014 World Junior Championships. Preds Head Coach Barry Trotz told The First Quarter on 102.5 The Game last week that the team would allow him to play in the tournament, provided he’s cleared to return to action. “Only injury can stop...
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December 21, 2013  |  Discuss
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