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Filip Forsberg
European Skater
Leksand, SWEDEN-2
Final Rank:  1 Midterm Rank:  1
Position:  Center Shoots:  Right
Height:  6' 2" Weight:  181
Born:  August 13, 1994    
Birthplace:  Ostervala, SWE
Drafted:  WSH (1st Round / 11th Overall)
• Forsberg was the youngest player on Team Sweden at the 2012 World Junior Championships, helping his team capture their first World Junior gold medal since 1981 -- he recorded one assist in six games.

• In 2011-12, he split the season between Leksand and its junior team. He totaled 17 points (8-9--17) in 43 games for Leksand in the second division of Sweden’s senior league.

• He won a silver medal at the 2011 World Under-18 Championships, recording six points (4-2--6) in six games, and at the 2011 Ivan Hlinka Memorial collecting five points (4-1--5) in six games.

• While not related, he does model his game after former NHL All-Star Peter Forsberg, learning his style through watching him on Team Sweden as well as online.

• His father, Patrik, a former player, has been the biggest influence on his career – “he has taught me a lot as a father and as a coach”.

• Forsberg played baseball for two years while growing up – it is not a popular sport in Sweden and less than 1,000 currently play the sport.

• He lists the most embarrassing song on his iPod as one he made himself -- “I’m not that good at making songs, but I tried once just for fun. It was not a top song, and I would not play it on the radio”.

 Statistics
Season
Team
League
GP
G
A
P
PIM
2009-2010
LEKSAND U18
SWEDEN-JR. U18
31
21
16
37
22
2010-2011
LEKSAND
SWEDEN
10
1
0
1
0
2010-2011
LEKSAND
SWEDEN-2
10
1
0
1
0
2010-2011
LEKSAND JR.
SWEDEN-JR.
36
21
19
40
22
2010-2011
LEKSAND U18
SWEDEN-JR. U18
3
1
5
6
4
2011-2012
LEKSAND
SWEDEN
43
8
9
17
33
2011-2012
LEKSAND
SWEDEN-2
43
8
9
17
33
2011-2012
LEKSAND JR.
SWEDEN-JR.
6
0
1
1
2
2011-2012
LEKSAND U18
SWEDEN-JR. U18
1
0
2
2
0
2012-2013
LEKSAND
SWEDEN
38
15
18
33
16
2012-2013
LEKSAND
SWEDEN-2
38
15
18
33
16
2013-2014
SWE (2014 World Junior Championship)
ITLTOUR
7
4
8
12
2




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WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 ANA 47 31 10 6 139 124 68
2 NSH 45 30 10 5 137 104 65
3 STL 46 29 13 4 148 111 62
4 CHI 47 30 15 2 148 108 62
5 WPG 48 26 14 8 135 117 60
6 SJS 48 25 17 6 131 132 56
7 VAN 45 26 16 3 124 114 55
8 CGY 47 25 19 3 136 125 53
9 LAK 47 20 15 12 129 126 52
10 COL 48 20 18 10 125 137 50
11 DAL 46 21 18 7 144 151 49
12 MIN 46 20 20 6 128 137 46
13 ARI 46 16 25 5 105 156 37
14 EDM 47 12 26 9 109 158 33

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
V. Tarasenko 46 24 23 23 47
A. Steen 44 15 25 8 40
K. Shattenkirk 46 8 31 17 39
J. Schwartz 39 16 21 15 37
D. Backes 45 16 17 5 33
J. Lehtera 45 9 21 16 30
T. Oshie 38 13 15 11 28
A. Pietrangelo 46 4 23 0 27
P. Stastny 38 9 16 5 25
P. Berglund 45 6 9 -1 15
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
B. Elliott 13 5 2 .930 1.86
J. Allen 13 5 2 .900 2.65

 
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