Forsberg, a native of Harnsand, Sweden, was selected by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the seventh round (No. 188) in the 2011 NHL Draft. However, he didn't come to North America until after the completion of the 2013-14 Swedish Hockey League season, going 3-0-0 for Springfield of the American Hockey League.
Forsberg spent most of the 2014-15 season with Springfield, but made his NHL debut on Nov. 1, 2014, against the New Jersey Devils. It was one of five NHL appearances for Forsberg, who was 0-4-0 with a 4.59 goals-against average and .866 save percentage.