The right one is much worse then the left one but we are going to have to do the left one tooForsberg needs surgery on both feet May 10, 2006
I'm excited to be staying in Colorado and looking forward to the 2003-04 seasonAvalanche re-signs Forsberg Jun 26, 2003
I said it would be great if we could finish first and secondIn Sports from United Press International Apr 07, 2003
I said it would be great if we could finish first and secondNHL regular season comes to a close Apr 06, 2003
Eddie was an important part of our offensive success last year and we did not want him to pursue free agencyIn Sports from United Press International Jan 15, 2003
Peter Mattias "Foppa" Forsberg (help·info) (Swedish pronunciation: ; born July 20, 1973) is a Swedish professional ice hockey player, who plays in the NHL for the Colorado Avalanche. Forsberg, signed a contract with the Colorado Avalanche on February, 6th 2011. Known for his on-ice vision and physical play, Forsberg is considered perhaps the most complete player in the NHL. As of 2011, he stands tenth all-time in career points-per-game and fourth all-time in career assists-per-game in the NHL, behind only Wayne Gretzky, Mario Lemieux and Bobby Orr, and slightly ahead of Sidney Crosby.
His 19-year professional career includes 13 years in the National Hockey League where he won two Stanley Cups with the Colorado Avalanche, as well as numerous individual honors including the prestigious Hart Memorial Trophy in 2003. Internationally, with the Swedish national team, he won two World Championships and two Olympic hockey gold medals. He is a member of the Triple Gold Club and the only Swede who has won the three competitions twice. As of the end of the 2008–09 NHL season, he is the fourth-highest all-time Swedish point scorer in the NHL regular season. In each of his 12 NHL seasons, Forsberg never had a minus plus-minus rating, totaling an overall career rating of plus 242.
Peter Forsberg is the son of Kent Forsberg, who was the former coach for Modo Hockey and the Swedish national team. Peter Forsberg has been coached by his father for a significant part of his career: the two teamed up from 1991 to 1994 in Modo Hockey, later for the national team in the 1996 World Cup of Hockey, then for the 1998 Olympic ice hockey tournament, and for the 1998 World Championship, which Sweden won. They also own a Swedish development company named Forspro Company. The company co-funded the Modo Hockey team's new Swedbank Arena in Örnsköldsvik.