Peter Forsberg

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Peter Forsberg
Hockey Hall of Fame, 2014
Peter Forsberg in a Colorado Avalanche jersey Flickr-257172110-original.jpg
Forsberg with the Avalanche in 1997
Born (1973-07-20) July 20, 1973 (age 49)
Örnsköldsvik, Sweden
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 209 lb (95 kg; 14 st 13 lb)
Position Centre
Played for NHL:
Quebec Nordiques
Colorado Avalanche
Philadelphia Flyers
Nashville Predators
Modo Hockey
National team  Sweden
NHL Draft 6th overall, 1991
Philadelphia Flyers
Playing career 1989–2011

Peter Mattias "Foppa" Forsberg (born July 20, 1973 in Örnsköldsvik, Sweden) is a retired Swedish ice hockey center.

Forsberg was known for his on-ice vision and physical play when he was on the ice. Forsberg won the Stanley Cup in 1996 and again in 2001 while part of the Colorado Avalanche. Forsberg played his NHL career while apart of 4 teams and had a career that spanned over 15 NHL seasons. Forsberg also played in the Swedish Elite League for the Modo Hockey. Forsberg announced that he would make a return to the NHL on January 21, 2011 but later retired after only 2 road games.

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