Filip Forsberg Crashes the Net for Comeback Win

Filip Forsberg

Filip Forsberg scores from where power forwards are supposed to score. (Photo credit:

Though he was ranked the top European skater in this year’s NHL draft, Filip Forsberg‘s second full season with Leksands Idrottsförening has gone even better than expected. He has tallied six goals and five assists in his first 11 games of the year, and is set to nearly quadruple his point production from a year ago.

On Wednesday, Forsberg got out of what some would call a “funk.” After posting a career-high four points against IK Oskarshamn, the Washington Capitals 2012 first-round pick tallied only two assists in his next three games. Today against Bofors IK Karlskoga, Forsberg rediscovered his mojo, scoring his seventh goal of the season on a beautiful individual play.

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Karl Alzner’s Dog Ends His Personal Lockout

With the lockout a little over a month old, Karl Alzner‘s dog Murphy decided to show the type of free-thinking and ingenuity that will be needed to end the NHL’s labor dispute. Presumably using his paws, Murphy jimmied the crate door open (again) and left his calling card on the carpet.

The reign of terror in the Alzner household continues.

Photo via @KarlAlzner

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