NHL News : Breaking: Key Preds forward one step closer from returning to action!

Breaking: Key Preds forward one step closer from returning to action!

Some encouraging news after the All-Star break!

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Nashville Predators forward Filip Forsberg took part in his team practice today, and as it was reported on Twitter by many hockey insiders, he was wearing a regular jersey. Forsberg did practice with the Preds before the All-Star break, but he was wearing a non-contact jersey. He skated on a line with Ryan Johansen and Viktor Arvidsson.

There's also a chance that Forsberg could play tomorrow against the Chicago Blackhawks, in his team first game since the All-Star break. 

The 23 year-old forward missed the last ten games with an upper-body injury. Prior to his injury, Forsberg had 15 goals and 19 assists for a total of 34 points in 37 games. 

Drafted 11th overall by the Washington Capitals in 2012, Forsberg was acquired by Nashville in a trade that sent Martin Erat to the Capitals. 

In 301 games played in the NHL so far, the Swedish forward scored 106 goals and 119 assists for a total of 225 points. He also added 26 points in 42 playoff games.

The Predators are currently second in the Central division with a record of 29-11-7.

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Source: Robby Stanley
Photo Credit: Keystone Press