Rumour Report: Predators shopping Filip Forsberg

It sounds as if the Nashville Predators are finally prepared to move on from their star winger.

- Forsberg rumours have swirled on and off for years, with many wondering if this would be his last in a Predators uniform.

- Nashville's surprising play out of the gate had seemed to pour cold water over that. With Forsberg himself putting up big numbers and the Preds cruising towards the playoffs, it certainly didn't sound like he was on the market any more.

- But behind the scenes, the Preds have weighed what to do with their 27 year old pending UFA winger, who appears intent on testing free agency in the summer.

- Somewhat surprising reports now suggest the winger is not just generating interest from other teams, but is being actively shopped by Nashville. 

- Although no teams have been linked too Forsberg just yet, there will be no shortage of suitors. Many of the same teams after Claude Giroux - Colorado, Minnesota, Toronto, St. Louis, Florida, Calgary and Carolina - could be logical suitors.

- The Predators continue to walk a fine line between making a playoff push and retooling on the fly. Forsberg could be part of the latter, and will be a key name to watch in the coming days and weeks.

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