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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 NSH 49 32 11 6 149 115 70
2 ANA 50 32 12 6 147 134 70
3 STL 49 32 13 4 160 120 68
4 CHI 50 31 17 2 155 115 64
5 SJS 50 27 17 6 139 135 60
6 WPG 51 26 17 8 142 132 60
7 VAN 47 27 17 3 129 120 57
8 CGY 50 27 20 3 144 129 57
9 LAK 49 21 16 12 134 132 54
10 DAL 49 23 19 7 157 159 53
11 COL 50 21 18 11 131 141 53
12 MIN 48 22 20 6 131 138 50
13 ARI 50 18 26 6 116 170 42
14 EDM 50 13 28 9 115 166 35

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
V. Tarasenko 49 25 25 23 50
A. Steen 47 17 26 9 43
J. Schwartz 42 17 23 14 40
K. Shattenkirk 49 8 32 18 40
D. Backes 48 17 18 6 35
T. Oshie 41 14 19 14 33
J. Lehtera 46 9 21 15 30
A. Pietrangelo 49 4 24 0 28
P. Stastny 41 9 18 7 27
P. Berglund 46 6 10 0 16
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
B. Elliott 15 5 2 .927 1.99
J. Allen 14 5 2 .902 2.61

 
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