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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
-Tallied his 11th multi-point outing on Saturday against the Flyers (1g-1a). -Tied with Craig Smith for third on the Preds all-time goals by a rookie list (14). -Sits alone in third and is two back from tying Smith and Dan Hamhuis for second on the all-time assists by a rookie list (22). -Named NHL's November Rookie of the Month. -Leads Nashville and League rookies in points (14g-20a-34pts). -Tied for the NHL lead in plus/minus (+24). -Franchise record-holder for consecutive games with a point by a rookie (7g-6a-13pts, 7gp). -One of four active NHLers to have tallied a six-game goal streak in their rookie season (M. Grabner, 6 games; A. Ovechkin, twice, 7 and 6 games; E. Malkin, 6 games). -Fourth among all NHL-affiliated prospects in The Hockey News' 2014 Future Watch. -Finished his World Junior career a three-time medalist (one gold, two silvers). -Titles won: 2012 World Junior Championship, 2010 Swedish Junior League title
Quote of the Day

We've got a team filled with captains, that's what I think. With these first two games we got in, we're really dominating and moving the puck really fast, and it's worked out really good.

— U.S. goalie Brandon Halverson after a 6-0 win against Germany in the World Junior Championship on Sunday