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Filip Forsberg
Filip Forsberg
Center  - NSH
(FIHL-ihp FOHRZ-buhrg)
Number: 9
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 186
Shoots: Right
Born: Aug 13, 1994  (Age 20)
Birthplace: Ostervala, Sweden
Drafted: WSH / 2012 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (11th overall) PROSPECT BIO
2015 Playoff Notes: - With three goals in Game Five is the first Preds player to record a post-season hat trick. - One of four rookies in the past 70 years to score a hat trick for a team facing an elimination game. - Became the youngest player (20 years, 247 days) in Preds history to score a postseason goal on Friday. - Is the fifth Preds rookie to tally a multi-point playoff game in his rookie season (1g-1a). - Set the Preds record for most shots by a rookie in a postseason contest (7). NHL Playoff Notes: - 2015 will be his first career appearance in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Additional Playoff/Championship Notes: - Participated in three straight World Junior Championships with Team Sweden, captaining the team to a pair of silver medals in 2013 and 2014, while also taking home a gold medal in 2012. - Was the first Swede to win MVP honors at World Juniors (2014) since the award began in 2004 and was also named the Best Forward of the 2014 tournament by the Directorate.

 

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