Filip Forsberg

Filip Forsberg  #9

NUMBER: 9 BIRTHDATE: August 13, 1994  (AGE 20)
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Ostervala, Sweden
WEIGHT: 186 DRAFTED: WSH / 2012 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 1st   (11th overall)    Prospect Bio
-Has three shootout-deciding goals and five game-winning goals this season. -The second rookie to hit the 20-goal mark this season and the first rookie in Predators franchise history to score 20 goals. -Tied for the team lead in points (21g-32a-53pts). -Among rookies, leads in assists (32), points (53), power-play goals (tied, 5), power-play assists (12), power-play points (17) and shots on goal (203). -Tallied two goals in the NHL All-Star Game, becoming the first Preds player to score a goal in the All-Star Game in franchise history. -Franchise record-holder for consecutive games with a point by a rookie (7g-6a-13pts, 7gp). -Finished his World Junior career a three-time medalist (one gold, two silvers). -Titles won: 2012 World Junior Championship, 2010 Swedish Junior League title
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I loved being in the jerseys again and they worked some magic for us. It was weird in warm-ups, seeing No. 22 in that jersey and thinking he’s [Mike Gartner], and No. 8 reminds you of Danny Briere … every number had me thinking back to the guys who wore them and smiling.

— Coyotes captain Shane Doan on wearing Kachina-style throwback jerseys in a 3-2 victory against the Canucks on Thursday