Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson (born 31 October 1996) is a Swedish professional ice hockey player. He is currently playing with the Providence Bruins in the American Hockey League (AHL) as a prospect to the Boston Bruins of National Hockey League (NHL). Forsbacka Karlsson was drafted in the 2nd round (45th overall) by the Bruins in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft.
|Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson|
Forsbacka Karlsson before game 6 of Bruins–Senators 2017 playoff series
31 October 1996|
|Height||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Weight||190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)|
|NHL team (P)|
Providence Bruins (AHL)
45th overall, 2015|
For the 2013–14 season, Forsbacka Karlsson moved to North America to play with the Omaha Lancers of the USHL. During the 2014–15 USHL season, Forsbacka-Karlsson led the Lancers in scoring with 53 points in 50 games. He was selected to participate in 2014 CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game where he was named his team's the most valuable player.
Forsbacka Karlsson committed to play the 2015–16 season with Boston University, and following the 2016–17 BU Terriers' run for the 2017 NCAA Men's Ice Hockey Championship, as announced on April 2, 2017, Forsbacka-Karlsson signed a three-year entry-level contract with the Boston Bruins.
|Men's ice hockey|
|World U-17 Hockey Challenge|
|Most Points by U16 Player (32)||2011–12|||
|CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game||2015|||
|Team West MVP||2015|
|Third All-Star Team||2015|
|HE All-Rookie Team||2016|
|World U-17 Hockey Challenge Gold Medal||2013|||
|IIHF World U18 Championship Team Sweden||2013|||
|IIHF World U18 Championship Team Sweden||2014|||
|IIHF World U20 Championship Team Sweden||2016|||