Forsberg gave up four goals on 23 shots in Sunday's 6-1 loss to the Flames. Forsberg played 30:05 in the contest before he was relieved by Filip Gustavsson. The lopsided loss belongs to Forsberg, who is now 3-4-1 in eight appearances for the Senators. He's added a 3.21 GAA and a .909 save percentage. It's unclear which of Forsberg, Gustavsson or Marcus Hogberg will start the Senators' season finale Wednesday versus the Maple Leafs.
Forsberg will get the starting nod for Sunday's road tilt with the Flames, Hailey Salvian of The Athletic reports. Forsberg made his first appearance in nearly a month Wednesday and allowed just one goal on 31 shots in a 5-1 win over Montreal. The 28-year-old owns a 2.87 GAA and a .917 save percentage in seven games with the Senators this season. Sunday will be his first meeting with a Flames team that's averaging 2.57 goals per game this season, the fifth-fewest in the league.
Forsberg kicked out 30 of 31 shots in a 5-1 win over Montreal on Wednesday. Back in the lineup for the first time since April 12 and armed with a one-year contract extension, Forsberg showed no signs of rust from his three-week absence due to a lower-body injury. Joel Edmundson's goal from point blank in the final minute of the first period was the lone blemish of Forsberg's box score, as the 28-year-old netminder improved to 3-3-1 with a 2.87 GAA and .917 in seven appearances with the Senators.
Forsberg (lower body) will start between the pipes for Wednesday's home contest against Toronto, Gord Wilson of TSN 1200 Ottawa reports. Forsberg is set to enjoy a nice Wednesday, as he'll return to the lineup coming off injury and signing a new one-year contract extension. The 28-year-old has just six appearances this season, as he's gone 2-3-1 along with a 3.18 GAA and .910 save percentage over that span. Forsberg will draw a tough matchup against a Maple Leafs offense that sits fifth in the league in goals per game this season (3.33).
Forsberg (lower body) signed a one-year, $900,000 contract extension with the Senators on Wednesday. Forsberg has been decent in limited action with Ottawa this season, going 2-3-1 while posting a 3.18 GAA and a .910 save percentage in six appearances. The 28-year-old backstop will likely continue to serve as an injury-replacement option for the Senators in 2021-22.
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