"Filip is a young player but he is very mature in a lot of aspects of his game. In terms of the way that he reads and reacts to plays, he is advanced. He has size and skills, but it's more important to know how to use those talents. Of course, he also still has to gain more experience." -- Leksand coach Christer Olsson
They are of no relation to their namesakes, each of whom enjoyed Hall of Fame-worthy careers as teammates with the Quebec Nordiques and
, but 2012 Entry Draft prospects Filip Forsberg and Marko Sakic both very much are aware of the curiosity their surnames create among hockey aficionados. The two 17-year-old forwards are trying to find their own places in the hockey world while avoiding the unfair pressure of being compared to
Of the two, Forsberg is more likely to play in the NHL someday. The left wing for Leksands IF is projected as a first-round pick in this year's draft. Sakic, meanwhile, could be a late-round selection. The ceiling of Sakic's potential may be lower, but his dreams equally are lofty for a player of his hockey background.