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With the 11th selection in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, the Washington Capitals selected Filip Forsberg of the Leksands IF in the Swedish ice hockey league Allsvenskan. Forsberg is a winger and projects to be an outstanding offensive player. He was rated the top European skater and had been projected to go 3rd overall. In three years with Leksands, Forsberg has scored 30 goals and notched 58 points, as well as being a dominant player in this year’s World Juniors tournament.  The Capitals will now select again at pick #16.

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  • suomalainen

    Would be better to pick Ggrigorenko…

  • RVA84

    Absolutely love this pick

  • Holy_Cal

    False. He has questions with his devotion and drive.

  • Holy_Cal

    Great pick, almost makes up for Eakin dipsetting.

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  • Brian Zupruk

    Is that a Russian dig or is he legitimately lazy?