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Filip Forsberg returns to the lineup for Predators against Maple Leafs

Nashville Predators left wing Filip Forsberg (9) carries the puck as Toronto Maple Leafs' Patrick Marleau (12) and John Tavares (91) look on during third period NHL hockey action in Toronto on Monday, January 7, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
January 07, 2019 - 4:10 PM

TORONTO - Nashville Predators winger Filip Forsberg returned to the lineup against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Monday after missing 17 games with a hand injury.

The 24-year-old last played in his team's 3-0 loss to the Arizona Coyotes on Nov. 29.

Despite the prolonged absence, Forsberg's 14 goals was tied with Craig Smith for first on the Predators heading into Monday.

The Swede's 22 points also put him sixth in team scoring.

Forsberg led Nashville with 64 points (26 goals, 38 assists) despite playing just 67 games last season.

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