Traded to Atlanta by Florida for Atlanta's 2nd round choice (Kamil Kreps) in 2003 Entry Draft, June 21, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Sparta Praha (CzRep), November 12, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Washington, August 10, 2005.Signed as a free agent by Karpat Oulu (Finland), September 14, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Linkopings (Sweden), November 1, 2006.
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