Capitals Select RW Filip Forsberg 11th Overall

PITTSBURGH – With the 11th overall pick in the 2012 Entry Draft, the Washington Capitals have selected RW Filip Forsberg. Forsberg was the #1 ranked European skater according to NHL Central Scouting, but fell to the Capitals at 11th overall. He is the type of player who could contribute at the NHL level as early as 2013.

Forsberg produced 8 goals and 17 points in 43 Allsvenskan games with Leksand this season.