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PETER FORSBERG RUMORS

Avs Forsberg, Blake inducted into Hockey Hall of Fame

The Colorado Avalanche have more former players that will soon be enshrined in the Hockey Hall of Fame (HHOF). On June 23rd, the HHOF class for the 2014 season was announced, and it included two former Avs, Peter Forsberg and Rob Blake. PETER FORSBERG Forsberg is a part of the 2014 HHOF Class “Peter The Great” is one of the major reasons I ever started watching hockey. He was...
Via isportsweb.com
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Olympic Hockey: Peter Forsberg Says Having Canadian Refs In Gold Medal Game Is ‘ Joke’

Canada and Sweden will meet Sunday for the gold medal in men’s hockey at the 2014 Winter Olympics, and when the puck drops, there will be nine Canadians on the ice. That’s not because Canadian head coach Mike Babcock found some sort of super-secret Olympic hockey rule loophole, though. That’s because three of the four on-ice officials picked to officiate the gold medal game...
Via NESN.com
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

A Tale of Two Forsbergs

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 ...
Via Predneck Nation
April 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Forsberg denies Sweden threw game at 2006 Olympics

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...
Via AP on Fox
December 21, 2011  |  Discuss

Report: Peter Forsberg Says Sweden Threw Game During 2006 Winter Olympics

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...
Via NESN.com
December 19, 2011  |  Discuss

Peter Forsberg Reportedly Says Sweden Tanked ’06 Olympics Game Before Winning Gold Medal

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 [...]
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 19, 2011  |  Discuss
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