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Filip Forsberg Profile

Filip Forsberg
Ht/Wt: 6' 1"/176 lbs
Position: LW/RW
Team: Leksands (Swe)

Filip Forsberg's Player Profile

A dynamic skater with stellar offensive instincts, Filip Forsberg is a star on the rise in Sweden. At 17, he was allowed to play ten games for Leksands IF in the HockeyAllsvenskan and he even scored a goal during that time. Forsberg has an elusive stride that makes him very difficult to contain. His speed is extraordinary for a player so young. He carries the puck well on his stick and he is very poised. He is not very big but he is very strong. He can maneuver through tight spaces with ease. Forsberg is an offensive threat who has a quick shot, crisp passes and soft hands. He can dangle around opposing defencemen and come in on goal very well. He was one of only a few 1994-born players to represent their countries at the 2011 World Under-18s, helping Sweden win silver after the heartbreaking overtime loss to the United States. Forsberg took the place of an injured Sebastian Collberg and he did not look out of place at all. He impressed many with his slick skating and his great on-ice vision. Forsberg is expected to stay with Leksand for the entire Allsvenskan season and he will definitely become a fan favourite there. He is in need of filling out but that will happen over time.
Submitted by: Margann Laurissa

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#16 Filip Forsberg 2 goals vs Russia at 2012 U18 WC (2012-04-17)

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