QMJHL Second All-Star Team (1997) AHL All-Rookie Team (1999)
Rights traded to Chicago by NY Islanders with NY Islanders' 5th round choice (later traded to Philadelphia Philadelphia selected Francis Belanger) in 1998 Entry Draft for Dmitri Nabokov, May 30, 1998. Traded to Buffalo by Chicago with Doug Gilmour for Michal Grosek, March 10, 2000. Signed as a free agent by Bern (Swiss), February 9, 2005. Signed as a free agent by Nashville, August 29, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Bern (Swiss), October 26, 2011.
He's a special guy. Obviously we are lucky to have him. Just his talent, I'm not surprised anymore. You get to see this guy every practice, and you know what he's able to do. Obviously, it's pretty special for a guy that young to score a hat trick in playoffs, this type of a game too. Really happy for him.
— Predators goalie Pekka Rinne on Filip Forsberg, whose hat trick led Nashville to a Game 5 win vs. Chicago on Thursday