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 ...
Carl Soderberg was expected to join the Bruins as early as this weekend, so long as he was released by the Swedish Ice Hockey Federation. That last part, however, turned to be a key component in this whole process.
The Swedish Federation has blocked Soderberg’s move to join the Bruins, according to reports out of Europe. Swedish anchor Marie Lehmann tweeted that the federation...
New York Islanders forward John Tavares has been playing very well as of late, and this shootout move he pulled off against the Ottawa Senators to clinch the win shows off his skill. The move was popularized by Colorado Avalanche great Peter Forsberg and with good reason. When executed properly it is almost impossible to stop, as Senators goalie Robin Lehner learned first hand.
Sweden greats Peter Forsberg and Mats Sundin have been named to the International Ice Hockey Federation's Hall of Fame class for 2013.
The IIHF says the former Olympic and world champions will be inducted in Stockholm in May when their home country hosts the world championship.
Two Canadians will also be inducted: Paul Henderson, star of the 1972 Summit Series against the Soviet...
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November 23, 2012
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 shocked the hockey world a few days ago when he mentioned that Team Sweden’s 2006 gold medal victory at the Winter Olympics was aided by an easier path they compared to other teams. ...
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 [...]