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Peter Forsberg’s Hall Of Fame Case

I continue looking at the 2014 Hall of Fame inductions today by posting Peter Forsberg's Hall of Fame case using the Keltner List.  This is a list of questins used to get to the heart of any Hall of Fame candidates chances.  It was developed for baseball, but works well for hockey as well.  I have already done this for Rob Blake and will do this in the future for the other...
Via Kukla's Korner
29 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Augello: Team Canada: Forsberg Fuming At Referee Choice For Olympic Final

It’s pretty safe to say that future Hall of Famer Peter Forsberg is not a happy camper that Canadians Kelly Sutherland, Greg Devorski and Derek Amiel will be three of the four officials for the the gold medal game between Canada and Sweden. According to a report from TSN, the Swedish icon believes that the crew of four North Americans(the fourth being American referee Brad...
Via HockeyBuzz
February 22, 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...
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

Aaron Musick: Avs vs. Nordiques ultimate teams: Forsberg a wing or center?

As the voting for the all-time best centers is still ongoing, it is time to move to the left wing to complete another position on the Avs and Nordiques ultimate teams. Before getting to the voting for, I have a question for you, concerning left wings. Peter Forsberg has the second line center all locked up but some people have asked if he will be an option on the first line LW. Below there...
Via HockeyBuzz
October 09, 2012  |  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...
December 19, 2011  |  Discuss

Former Flyer Peter Forsberg Reportedly Says Sweden Tanked In 2006 Winter Olympic Game

Former Flyer Peter Forsberg has reportedly said that his 2006 Swedish team tanked in the 2006 Winter Olympics. The documentary is set to air on Swedish TV, and Forsberg apparently says that the team took it easy against Slovakia in order to have an easier path to the gold medal game. [Via Medal Detector] The Swedish article says Forsberg believes his team was just taking advantage...
Via Buzz On Broad
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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