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Ottawa Senators Sign Anton Forsberg to One-Year Deal

After a tumultuous start to the season where Forsberg spent time on four different teams until landing an opportunity in Ottawa. Ever since being picked up on waivers via the Winnipeg Jets, Anton Forsberg has provided stability in the Senators‘ crease that they simply weren’t getting at the beginning of the season. Head coach D.J. Smith consistently praises Forsberg’s work effort and maturity, he did everything he could to warrant a contract and you can’t fault the Senators for rewarding his good play.
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Goaltender Anton Forsberg signs one-year extension with Ottawa Senators

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Senators have signed goaltender Anton Forsberg to a one-year, US$900,000 extension. The 28-year-old Forsberg was claimed off waivers from the Winnipeg Jets on March 17. He is 2-3-1 for the Senators with a 3.18 goals-against average and .910 save percentage. A native of Harnosand, Sweden, Forsberg...
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Senators' Anton Forsberg: Patrolling crease Wednesday

Forsberg (lower body) will start between the pipes for Wednesday's home contest against Toronto, Gord Wilson of TSN 1200 Ottawa reports. Forsberg is set to enjoy a nice Wednesday, as he'll return to the lineup coming off injury and signing a new one-year contract extension. The 28-year-old has just six appearances this season, as he's gone 2-3-1 along with a 3.18 GAA and .910 save percentage over that span. Forsberg will draw a tough matchup against a Maple Leafs offense that sits fifth in the league in goals per game this season (3.33).

Senators' Anton Forsberg: Still out Monday

Forsberg (lower body) remains unavailable Monday against the Jets, Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun reports. Marcus Hogberg and Filip Gustavsson remain Ottawa's top two healthy goaltenders, as both Forsberg and Matt Murray have been shelved by lower-body injuries. Forsberg's next chance to return to action will come Wednesday against the Canadiens.

Senators' Anton Forsberg: Doesn't make trip

Despite a previous report that suggested otherwise, Forsberg (lower body) won't be between the pipes for Saturday's game versus Montreal, Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun reports. Forsberg didn't make the trip to Montreal for Saturday's contest, but coach D.J. Smith is hopeful the 28-year-old netminder will be able to...

Senators' Anton Forsberg: Taking on Montreal

Forsberg (lower body) will patrol the crease for Saturday's contest in Montreal, Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun reports. Forsberg will return from a seven-game absence Saturday after suffering a lower-body injury. The 28-year-old is 2-3-1 with a .910 save percentage and 3.18 GAA through six appearances with the Senators this season. He'll face a Montreal squad that was near the bottom of the league with just 2.24 goals per game during April.

Senators' Anton Forsberg: Out Wednesday

Forsberg (lower body) skated Tuesday, but he won't be available for Wednesday's game versus Vancouver, Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun reports. Although Forsberg won't dress against the Canucks, the fact that he skated Tuesday suggests he could be ready to return as soon as Saturday against Montreal. He's gone 2-3-1 while posting a 3.18 GAA and a .910 save percentage in six top-level appearances this season.

Senators' Anton Forsberg: Won't play Monday

Forsberg (lower body) won't play Monday against the Canucks, Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun reports. Both Forsberg and Matt Murray (lower body) will be sidelined for this one, though Garrioch notes Murray's absence is expected to linger a bit longer. Marcus Hogberg is the top healthy goalie left in Ottawa, though Forsberg would likely take over as the No. 1 option if he can return before Murray does. Forsberg's next chance to play will come Wednesday against Vancouver.

Senators' Anton Forsberg: Not starting after all

Forsberg (lower body) did not take the ice for warmups and will not start Saturday's game versus the Canucks. Forsberg apparently suffered the injury just before warmups after he was expected to start Saturday. Instead, Matt Murray will be between the pipes with Marcus Hogberg backing up.

Senators' Anton Forsberg: Tending twine Monday

Per TSN 1200 Ottawa, Forsberg was the first goalie off during morning skate, indicating that he'll start in Monday's home game versus the Jets. Forsberg is set for a second straight start despite losing his last two games. The 28-year-old has been solid this season with a .908 save percentage, though his 1-3-1 record is less appealing for fantasy purposes. The Jets enter Monday's matchup with a three-game win streak, and they scored at least four goals in each contest.

Senators' Anton Forsberg: Allows five in messy match

Forsberg made 32 saves in a 6-5 loss to the Maple Leafs on Saturday. He allowed five goals. It was a fast-paced, messy game and Forsberg was terrorized by Auston Matthews (three goals, one assist) and line mate Mitch Marner (one goals, three assists). Forsberg suffered through several goal mouth scrambles that his teammates just couldn't stop. This was his third-straight loss and he's allowed 11 goals in those games. Forsberg is obviously a tough fantasy activation.

Senators' Anton Forsberg: Gets starting nod Saturday

Forsberg will patrol the crease for Saturday's road contest against the Maple Leafs, Terry Koshan of The Toronto Sun reports. Forsberg will start for the fifth time in the last seven games. During that span, he owns a 2.99 GAA and .918 save percentage. The 28-year-old made his season debut against Toronto on March 25, coughing up three goals on 41 shots in an overtime loss.

Senators' Anton Forsberg: Between pipes Thursday

Forsberg will tend the home twine in Thursday's game versus the Oilers. Forsberg is making his fourth start in six games. The 28-year-old has faced at least 38 shots in each of his starts this season, but he has still mustered up an impressive .920 save percentage. The Oilers have alternated wins and losses over their last six outings, averaging 2.5 goals in that stretch.

Senators' Anton Forsberg: Falls to Oilers

Forsberg stopped 20 of 22 shots in Thursday's 3-1 loss to the Oilers. Forsberg was locked in a 1-1 tie until Devin Shore redirected a point shot with just over seven minutes left in regulation to give the Oilers the lead. After being the victim of waiver churn for much of the 2020-21 season, Forsberg has started four games since being claimed by Ottawa in late March and has responded with a .918 save percentage. The Senators have been desperate all season for stable goaltending, and right now, Forsberg is providing it.

Senators' Anton Forsberg: Overwhelmed by Jets

Forsberg turned aside 42 shots in Monday's 4-3 loss to the Jets. Winnipeg built up a 4-1 lead by the end of the second period, but Forsberg locked things down in the third and gave Ottawa a chance to rally. It's the first regulation loss in three starts for the 28-year-old, and Forsberg's .928 save percentage isn't reflected in his 3.28 GAA.

Senators' Anton Forsberg: Pockets well-deserved first win

Forsberg kicked out 35 of 38 shots Saturday in a 6-3 win over Montreal. Forsberg clamped things down after Josh Anderson pulled Montreal to within 4-3 late in the second period, blanking the Canadiens in the final frame to earn his first victory of the season. It's been a tumultuous year for Forsberg, who signed with Edmonton as a free agent prior to the season but was later claimed on waivers by Carolina and then Winnipeg without having played a single game for any of those three teams. Forsberg has started twice for Ottawa since being -- you guessed it -- claimed on waivers in late March, going 1-0-1 with a 2.89 GAA and .924 save percentage.