Forsberg scored twice in a 5-2 win over the Islanders on Saturday. Forsberg now has at least one point in four of the Preds' five games. He has been a consistent, low-60 points kind of guy and we expect the same this time out.
Forsberg scored a goal on four shots in Thursday's season-opening 3-2 win over the Rangers. Forsberg was well on his way to a career season last year when the injury bug struck, limiting him to 64 points in 67 games. This season, a healthy Forsberg is back in his usual spot on the first line alongside Ryan Johansen and Viktor Arvidsson, putting him in a good position to build on last season's momentum. A 70-point season is well within his reach, so make sure he is in your fantasy lineups at every opportunity.
Forsberg currently leads the Preds with five points in two preseason games (three goals, two assists), along with a plus-3 rating and 12 shots on goal. It looks like another season of reliable fantasy production is in store for Forsberg, who is set to resume his role on the Preds' top line alongside Ryan Johansen and Viktor Arvidsson (although the Preds have been experimenting with rookie Eeli Tolvanen in Arvidsson's spot so far in the preseason). Regardless of who winds up on his line, Forsberg will undoubtedly challenge the career-high 64 points he put up last season as one of the league's top wingers. He should be on every fantasy owner's radar screen heading into the start of the regular season.
Forsberg scored two goals on five shots and had a helper in a 4-0 win over the Jets on Monday. Both of his goals belong on the highlight reel, but that doesn't count for extra for fantasy players. However, what does matter for fantasy is the fact the Swede has 15 points in 12 playoff games. With this series headed to Game 7, he will have at least one more chance to add to that.
Forsberg's primary assist on P.K. Subban's second-period goal held up as the game-winner against the Jets in Game 4 on Thursday. Forsberg led his team with 64 points in the regular season and it's been more of the same throughout the playoffs thus far, as he's collected five goals and seven assists through 10 games. The Swede will carry a three-game point streak into Saturday's Game 5 home contest with the series tied at two games apiece.
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