Jets Claim Anton Forsberg off Waivers
WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Jets announced today they have claimed goaltender Anton Forsberg off waivers from the Carolina Hurricanes.
Forsberg, 28, played three games for Carolina in 2019-20 and had a 1-1-0 record with a 3.35 goals-against average and a .897 save percentage. The native of Harnosand, Sweden also saw action in 27 games last season for the AHL's Charlotte Checkers and went 15-9-2 with a 2.95 GAA and a .905 SV%. Forsberg has played 48 NHL games over parts of five seasons for Carolina, Chicago, and Columbus and has a 12-25-4 record with a 3.22 GAA and a .901 SV%.
Forsberg was originally drafted by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the seventh round (188th overall) in the 2011 NHL Draft.
Born Nov 27 1992 -- Harnosand, Sweden
Height 6.03 -- Weight 192 -- Shoots L
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