|Hockey Hall of Fame, 2014|
Forsberg with the Avalanche in 1997
July 20, 1973 |
|Height||6 ft 0 in (183 cm)|
|Weight||209 lb (95 kg; 14 st 13 lb)|
|NHL Draft||6th overall, 1991
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.