|Born||12 June 1996,|
|6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
181 lb (82 kg; 12 st 13 lb)
|NHL Draft||126th overall, 2014|
Gustav Forsling (born 12 June 1996) is a Swedish professional ice hockey defenseman. He is currently playing with the Carolina Hurricanes in the National Hockey League (NHL). Forsling was selected by the Vancouver Canucks in the fifth round (126th overall) of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.
Playing career[edit | edit source]
A product of Linköpings HC, Forsling made his senior Swedish Hockey League debut with the club during the 2014–15 SHL season. After his selection by the Vancouver Canucks in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft, Forsling's NHL rights were traded to the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for Adam Clendening on 29 January 2015.
On 11 May 2016, he inked a three-year contract with the Chicago Blackhawks. He made the Blackhawks opening night roster to begin his first North American season in 2016–17. On 13 November 2016, Forsling scored his first NHL goal in a 3–2 win, against Al Montoya of the Montreal Canadiens. He was later reassigned to AHL affiliate, the Rockford IceHogs on January 6, 2017.
International play[edit | edit source]
He represented Sweden's junior national teams on several occasions. Serving as captain for Team Sweden, he was named to the All-Star Team at the 2016 World Junior Championship. He earned his first caps with Sweden's men's national team during the 2015–16 Euro Hockey Tour.
Personal life[edit | edit source]
Career statistics[edit | edit source]
Regular season and playoffs[edit | edit source]
International[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- "Blackhawks acquire Forsling for Clendening". Chicago Blackhawks (2015-01-29). Retrieved on 2015-01-29.
- Blackhawks agree to terms with Forsling (2016-05-11).
- Patrick Kane's goal leads Blackhawks past Canadiens in clash of top teams (13 November 2016). Retrieved on 14 November 2016.
- "Blackhawks acquire De Haan, Saarela". The Sports Network (24 June 2019). Retrieved on 24 June 2019.
- "Hampus Forsling player profile". eliteprospects.com (2016-05-06). Retrieved on 2016-05-06.
- "Hannes Forsling player profile". eliteprospects.com (2016-05-06). Retrieved on 2016-05-06.
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