Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson (born 31 October 1996) is a Swedish professional ice hockey player for the Boston Bruins of National Hockey League (NHL). Forsbacka Karlsson was drafted by the Bruins in the second round (45th overall) of the 2015 NHL Entry Draft.
|Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson|
Forsbacka Karlsson in 2017
31 October 1996|
|Height||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Weight||190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)|
|NHL team||Boston Bruins|
45th overall, 2015|
For the 2013–14 season, Forsbacka Karlsson moved to North America to play with the Omaha Lancers of the United States Hockey League (USHL). During the 2014–15 season, Forsbacka Karlsson led the Lancers in scoring with 53 points in 50 games. He was selected to participate in the 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 Terriers' run for the 2017 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournament, as announced on 2 April 2017, Forsbacka Karlsson signed a three-year, entry-level contract with the Boston Bruins. Following a call up from the Providence Bruins to Boston to help bolster the Bruins' injury-riddled lineup in November 2018, Forsbacka Karlsson scored his first NHL goal on 17 November 2018, in a 2–1 loss the Arizona Coyotes.
|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|||
Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson notched his first career goal only 1:12 into the contest after potting a rebound off a Noel Acciari (first point of the season) wrap-around attempt