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29: Jesse Forsberg

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Jesse Forsberg
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Jesse Forsberg joined the Giants from the University of Saskatchewan where he was a teammate of former players Josh Roach and Kendall McFaull.

Forsberg, from Waldheim, Saskatchewan in Canada, will pull on the #29 jersey and makes his debut in teal at August’s home exhibition games before the Champions Hockey League begins.

Forsberg arrives in Belfast after a stellar season on the Saskatchewan Huskies with the defenceman named to the USports All-Canadian second team as well as the USports (West) First All-Star team – for a second time in his five seasons.

In 2016/17, Forsberg was awarded the prestigious Mervyn Dutton trophy for the USports (West) Most Outstanding Defenceman.

The 25 year old captained the University of Saskatchewan in his final season, finishing with six goals and 15 assists, good for 21 points in 24 games – the second best record among Canada West defencemen.

Playing History

2019-2020Belfast GiantsChampions HL CUP30000
2019-2020Belfast GiantsEIHL Cup CUP30000
2019-2020Belfast GiantsEIHL66145
2018-2019Univ. of SaskatchewanUSports246661521
2018-2019Univ. of SaskatchewanUSports PLAYOFFS516055
2018-2019Univ. of SaskatchewanUniversity Cup CUP217022
2017-2018Univ. of SaskatchewanUniversity Cup CUP32000
2017-2018Univ. of SaskatchewanUSports244251520
2017-2018Univ. of SaskatchewanUSports PLAYOFFS510112
2016-2017Univ. of SaskatchewanUSports PLAYOFFS88134
2016-2017Univ. of SaskatchewanUSports2832111627
2015-2016Univ. of SaskatchewanUniversity Cup CUP20000
2015-2016Univ. of SaskatchewanUSports16223710
2014-2015Univ. of SaskatchewanUSports2547066
2013-2014Seattle ThunderbirdsWHL28011
2013-2014Moose Jaw WarriorsWHL58129102535
2013-2014Colorado EaglesECHL814000
2012-2013Seattle ThunderbirdsWHL6610352126
2012-2013Seattle ThunderbirdsWHL PLAYOFFS72235
2011-2012Prince George CougarsWHL581326713
2010-2011Prince George CougarsWHL5714421416
2010-2011Prince George CougarsWHL PLAYOFFS46000
2009-2010Prince George CougarsWHL5110311516
2009-2010Canada Western U17WHC-1758022
2008-2009Prince George CougarsWHL40000
2008-2009Beardy's BlackhawksSMHL448883341
2008-2009Beardy's BlackhawksSMHL PLAYOFFS1320167
2007-2008Beardy's BlackhawksSMHL10000