By: Miranda Martin It has been six years since the name of Forsberg has graced the back of a Nashville Predators jersey, and while most has stayed the same, a lot has changed. Peter Forsberg, who joined the Nashville Predators at the trade deadline in 2007, is certainly a hall of fame inductee in the near future. Forsberg, who was ...
As the voting for the all-time best centers is still ongoing, it is time to move to the left wing to complete another position on the Avs and Nordiques ultimate teams.
Before getting to the voting for, I have a question for you, concerning left wings. Peter Forsberg has the second line center all locked up but some people have asked if he will be an option on the first line LW.
Peter Forsberg is backtracking on comments he made in a TV interview suggesting Sweden threw a group-stage game at the 2006 Turin Olympics to get an easier draw in the second round.
The 3-0 loss to Slovakia meant Sweden, which went on to win the men's ice hockey gold medal, faced Switzerland instead of Canada in the quarterfinals.
In an interview that aired Sunday, Forsberg...
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December 21, 2011
Peter Forsberg won two Stanley Cups in his NHL career, but it's one of his two gold medals from the Olympics that is now earning him more notoriety. As part of an upcoming documentary about his life, Forsberg has suggested that the Swedish Olympic team threw a game against Slovakia in the first round to set up a more favorable matchup in the later stages. By losing to the Slovaks...
Former Flyer Peter Forsberg has reportedly said that his 2006 Swedish team tanked in the 2006 Winter Olympics.
The documentary is set to air on Swedish TV, and Forsberg apparently says that the team took it easy against Slovakia in order to have an easier path to the gold medal game.
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The Swedish article says Forsberg believes his team was just taking advantage...
Hockey star Peter Forsberg reportedly says that his Swedish team tanked a game at the 2006 Winter Olympics before going on to win the gold medal. In a documentary set to air on Swedish TV, the former Avalanche star reportedly says his team took it easy in their pool play game against Slovakia to set [...]
The Colorado Avalanche retired Peter Forsberg's No. 21 jersey prior to Saturday's season opener against the Detroit Red Wings.
Forsberg's number is the fourth retired by the Avalanche, joining Patrick Roy's No. 33, Joe Sakic's No. 19 and Ray Bourque's No. 77.
The two-time Stanley Cup champion made his way into the arena by walking through the stands, resulting...
Peter Forsberg had his No. 21 jersey retired by the Colorado Avalanche before the season opener against the Detroit Red Wings.
The team also raised a banner with his name and number to the Pepsi Center rafters Saturday night, where it will hang alongside those of Joe Sakic (19), Patrick Roy (33) and Ray Bourque (77).
Forsberg made his way into the arena by walking through the stands...
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October 08, 2011
DENVER (AP) -- Peter Forsberg had his No. 21 jersey retired by the Colorado Avalanche before the season opener against the Detroit Red Wings.
After what feels like an eternity, the Avs are finally back and ready to play hockey.
Before they can do that, however, they must raise the jersey of Peter Forsberg to the rafters. After so many months the fans can revel in Peter the Great going up to rafters.
Now that the day is here, many may wonder âhow should I celebrate Peter Forsberg day?â
Here are a few...