Filip Forsberg may have spent the majority of last season on the second line, but you can guarantee he’ll be getting paid like a top-liner in the offseason. The Swedish sniper led the team in points (64) and tied a franchise record with 33 goals.
There’s no reason why he shouldn’t get a deal done in the offseason, and there’s no reason why he shouldn’t hold the goal-scoring record in Nashville. All of them, even. If Forsberg and center Ryan Johansen can each be locked into long-term deals and develop chemistry at this early stage of their career, there could be guaranteed fireworks in Smashville for years to come.
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