FILIP FORSBERG NEWS

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...
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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...
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

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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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

Hellberg, Forsberg re-assigned

The Nashville Predators made a couple transactions Wednesday, prior to their match against the Tampa Bay LIghtning on the road. Goaltender Magnus Hellberg was reassigned to the Milwaukee Admirals after being on emergency re-call before Tuesday's match against the Chicago Blackhawks due to Marek Maanec being too ill to dress. Also on the flight back to Milwaukee is Filip Forsberg...
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December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Nashville Predators Reassign Forsberg to Milwaukee

Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has reassigned forward Filip Forsberg to Milwaukee (AHL). Forsberg, 19 (8/13/94), has been sidelined the past 15 games with an upper-body injury. The Ostervala, Sweden native has posted five points (1g-4a) in 12 games with Nashville, and six points (1g-5a) in four games with...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 18, 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...
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December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Forsberg re-called; Beck returns to AHL

Thursday, the Nashville Predators made a swap with their American League affiliate Milwaukee Admirals. Filip Forsberg has returned to the Predators, while Taylor Beck has been sent down to the AHL. Below is the press release and thoughts. Nashville, Tenn. – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has recalled...
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November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

After AHL scoring spree, Forsberg recalled by Nashville

It took Filip Forsberg four AHL games to show he needed to be back in the NHL. Forsberg, Nashville’s 19-year-old forward prospect, was recalled to the Predators on Thursday after scoring six points (1G, 5A) in four games with AHL Milwaukee, the club announced. Expectations were high for Forsberg coming into this season, especially after a solid showing during the exhibition campaign...
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November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Press Release: Forsberg recalled; Beck reassigned

Filip Forsberg has been recalled after 4 games with Milwaukee; Taylor Beck has been reassigned...
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November 14, 2013  |  Discuss
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