Originally written on NESN.com  |  Last updated 12/19/11

DENVER - MAY 4: Peter Forsberg #21 of the Colorado Avalanche looks on as he skates to shake hands with the San Jose Sharks after losing game six of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2004 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs May 4, 2004 at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. If there is a lockout or strike, which is expected, Forsberg may leave the NHL behind and return to play in Sweden. The Sharks won 3-1 and will play the Calgary Flames in the Western Conference Finals. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)
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, the heavily-favored Swedes set up a meeting against Switzerland instead of having to face the tougher Canadian or Russian teams. "We did all that was needed to win the tournament,"...
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