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Filip Forsberg Suspended Three Games

Nashville Winger Will Miss Three Games for Interference on New York's Jimmy Vesey on Saturday

by Press Release @PredsNHL /

The NHL Department of Player Safety announced Predators winger Filip Forsberg has been suspended three games for his hit on Rangers forward Jimmy Vesey.

The Department said Forsberg delivered a "late, high hit causing an injury" to Vesey during Saturday's game. 

Watch the full video explaining the reasoning behind the suspension by clicking here

Due to his suspension, Forsberg will miss the first three games of the Predators' four-game road trip (at New York Islanders, at Toronto Maple Leafs and at Ottawa Senators). This is the first suspension in the 23-year-old's career.

Forsberg is currently second on the Predators in points with 38. 

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