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May 17, 2021 11:32 PM
Predators' Filip Forsberg: Opens scoring in loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Forsberg scored a goal on two shots, doled out two hits and added two PIM in Monday's 5-2 loss to the Hurricanes in Game 1.

Forsberg opened the scoring at 12:14 of the first period, but Teuvo Teravainen tied it for the Hurricanes just 1:27 later. The 26-year-old Forsberg lost 17 games to injury in the regular season, but he was productive with 12 tallies and 20 helpers in 39 contests. The Swede will be looked to for offense during the playoffs.

May 10, 2021 11:32 PM
Predators' Filip Forsberg: Offers power-play assist
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Forsberg notched a power-play assist and two hits in Monday's 5-0 win over the Hurricanes.

Forsberg set up Ryan Johansen's second-period tally. The 26-year-old Forsberg ended the regular season with 12 goals, 20 helpers, 129 shots on net and 47 hits through 39 contests. The Swedish winger will likely be a focal point of the Predators' offense in their first-round playoff series versus the Hurricanes.

May 4, 2021 01:36 AM
Predators' Filip Forsberg: Two-point effort in win
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Forsberg scored an even-strength goal and added a power-play assist in Monday's 4-3 overtime win over the Blue Jackets.

After going scoreless in his return to the lineup Saturday, Forsberg opened the scoring in this one midway through the second period before helping set up Ryan Johansen just a few minutes later. Forsberg has been productive when he's been on the ice, and on the season he has 12 goals and 31 points through 36 games.

May 1, 2021 03:48 PM
Predators' Filip Forsberg: Good to go
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Forsberg (upper body) was activated from injured reserve and will play Saturday against visiting Dallas, Adam Vingan of The Athletic

The Stars are just two points behind Nashville for the final playoff spot in the Central Division, so Forsberg's return should be a big boost for what's arguably the Predators' biggest game of the year. He hasn't played since March 25 and will look to build upon the 29 points in 34 games he's amassed thus far this season.

April 30, 2021 02:32 PM
Predators' Filip Forsberg: Considered day-to-day
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Forsberg is now considered day-to-day with his upper-body injury.

Forsberg isn't expected to play Saturday versus Dallas, but he could be back as soon as Monday against the Blue Jackets. The 26-year-old Swede has picked up 11 goals and 29 points through 34 games this campaign.

April 27, 2021 01:44 PM
Predators' Filip Forsberg: Not expected back this week
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

General manager David Poile doesn't expected Forsberg (upper body) to return this week, Brooks Bratten of the Predators' official site reports.

Forsberg will miss Nashville's next two games at a minimum, but it sounds like the Predators are still hopeful he'll be able to get a few games in prior to the playoffs. The 26-year-old winger, who's been sidelined since late March with an upper-body injury, has racked up 11 goals and 29 points in 34 contests this campaign.

April 9, 2021 03:40 PM
Predators' Filip Forsberg: Lands on IR
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Forsberg (upper body) was placed on injured reserve Friday.

Forsberg has already been sidelined for nearly two weeks with an upper-body injury, so he'll be eligible to return whenever he's deemed fit to play despite landing on IR on Friday. The 26-year-old winger has racked up 11 goals and 29 points in 34 games this season.

March 31, 2021 01:44 PM
Predators' Filip Forsberg: Labeled week-to-week
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Forsberg (upper body) is considered week-to-week, the team announced Wednesday.

Forberg has already missed three games due to his upper-body issue and now is slated to be sidelined for at least two more. Prior to getting hurt, Forsberg managed just one goal in his last 11 appearances while also registering six assists, including four with the man advantage. At this point, fantasy players should expect Forsberg to end up on injured reserve sooner rather than later.

March 30, 2021 07:36 PM
Predators' Filip Forsberg: Missing third straight game
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Forsberg (upper body) won't play in Tuesday's game versus the Stars.

Forsberg will sit out a third straight game. The 26-year-old winger generated 11 goals and 18 assists across the first 34 games. Eeli Tolvanen is skating on the first line in Forsberg's place.

March 28, 2021 07:48 PM
Predators' Filip Forsberg: Out again Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Forsberg (upper body) will not be available for Sunday's tilt with Chicago.

The 26-year-old forward will miss his second straight game. Forsberg doesn't have a clear timetable to return, so he'll be questionable for Tuesday's game against the Stars.

March 27, 2021 07:40 PM
Predators' Filip Forsberg: Surprise scratch Saturday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Forsberg (upper body) has been ruled out for Saturday's game versus the Blackhawks.

Luke Kunin (lower body) was activated off injured reserve to take Forsberg's place in the lineup. It's unclear how serious this injury is or if Forsberg will have a chance to play in Sunday's rematch.

March 25, 2021 11:40 PM
Predators' Filip Forsberg: Adds power-play assist
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Forsberg recorded a power-play assist and two PIM in Thursday's 7-1 win over the Red Wings.

Forsberg had the secondary helper on an Eeli Tolvanen goal in the first period. The 26-year-old Forsberg has two points in his last three games after he shook off a five-game drought. The Swede has accumulated 29 points (11 tallies, 18 helpers), 116 shots on goal, 43 hits and 14 PIM through 34 contests.

March 22, 2021 02:24 AM
Predators' Filip Forsberg: Back on scoresheet with goal
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Forsberg scored a goal in Sunday's 4-3 shootout win over the Stars.

Forsberg tallied at 17:54 of the second period to cut the Stars' lead to 3-2. He snapped a five-game point drought with the tally -- prior to his recent dry spell, he piled up eight points in four games. For the year, the Swede has 11 goals, 28 points, 113 shots on net and 43 hits in 32 contests.

March 7, 2021 11:48 PM
Predators' Filip Forsberg: Another two-helper game
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Forsberg recorded a pair of power-play assists in Sunday's 4-3 shootout win over the Stars.

Forsberg has a multi-point streak of three games, during which he's posted a goal and six helpers. The 26-year-old's been a strong playmaker as well as a good scorer with 10 goals and 16 helpers in 25 games. He's picked up 10 of his points on the power play. Forsberg has added 97 shots on goal, 31 hits and 12 PIM.

March 7, 2021 10:32 PM
Predators' Filip Forsberg: Best production of his career
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Forsberg set up both Nashville goals in a 6-2 loss to Florida on Saturday.

The Preds may be struggling this season, but Forsberg isn't. The guy is scoring at a point-per-game pace and has five points (one goal, four assists) in his last two games. He's signed for one more season, but he can re-sign a new deal in the summer. Forsberg's putting up the kind of season that should net him more than his current $6 million cap hit, but the Preds may not be able to afford him, and given their current situation, he could be on the move.

March 5, 2021 11:01 PM
Predators' Filip Forsberg: Enjoys three-point night
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Forsberg scored a goal on five shots and dished out a pair of hits in Thursday's 5-4 loss to Florida.

Forsberg gave the Predators some life when his goal in the final minute of the second period brought Nashville to within 4-2. It was the first tally in the last five games for the 26-year-old, who also notched helpers on goals by Colton Sissons and Ryan Johansen in the third period. Forsberg is enjoying another stellar campaign, leading the Predators in points (22), goals (10) and shots on goal (92) while tying for the team lead in assists (12).

March 1, 2021 03:28 PM
Predators' Filip Forsberg: Generates power-play apple
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Forsberg delivered a power-play assist en route to a 3-1 win over the Blue Jackets on Sunday.

One of four alternate captains for the Preds, Forsberg averaged a point per game in February, culminating in five goals and eight assists through 13 games. Nashville plays four times this week, so fantasy managers will have plenty of opportunities to capitalize on Forsberg's services in the short term.

February 23, 2021 10:32 PM
Predators' Filip Forsberg: Leads the way on power play
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Forsberg scored a goal on five shots and added an assist in Tuesday's 2-0 win over the Red Wings.

Both of Forsberg's points Tuesday came on the power play. He tallied at 4:36 of the third period and later set up Eeli Tolvanen for the insurance marker. Forsberg had a goal overturned for goalie interference in the second period, but the Swede simply wouldn't be denied. The 26-year-old is up to nine goals, 17 points, 70 shots on net, 22 hits and six power-play points through 18 appearances this season.

February 21, 2021 11:00 AM
Predators' Filip Forsberg: Scores beauty in win
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Forsberg scored a goal on three shots in Saturday's 4-2 win over Columbus.

Forsberg lit the lamp on a terrific individual effort in the opening minute of the third period, creating a turnover in the offensive zone and beating Elvis Merzlikins with a low shot just inside the far post. The goal, Forsberg's team-leading eighth of the season, came just 29 seconds after teammate Calle Jarnkrok had given the Predators a 3-2 lead. Forsberg tops Nashville with 15 points through 17 games.

February 15, 2021 11:48 PM
Predators' Filip Forsberg: Monday's game postponed
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Monday's game for Forsberg between Nashville and Dallas was postponed due to weather, Matthew DeFranks of The Dallas Morning News reports.

Fortunately, the game was not postponed due to COVID-19, so Tuesday's meeting between the Stars and Predators could still be played. Forsberg has tallied seven goals and 14 points through 15 games this season.

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