Colorado Avalanche Have Some More Numbers to
Mile High StickingColorado Avalanche Have Some More Numbers to RetireMile High StickingThe Colorado Avalanche, like all teams, have retired the jersey numbers of their legends. Five numbers already hang from the rafters. Joe Sakic (19), Peter Forsberg(21), Patrick Roy(33), Adam Foote(52) and Ray Borque(77) will never see their numbers on ...
Posted on 8 August 2017 | 4:42 pm
Hockey 101: NHL vs. Olympic game changers -
KXAN.comHockey 101: NHL vs. Olympic game changersKXAN.comIf necessary, you could see the shootout used to award the Olympic gold medal in hockey. The shootout was first added to medal games at the Olympics in 1992. In 1994, it was Sweden, on the stick of Peter Forsberg, who would win the first Olympic gold ...and more »
Posted on 8 August 2017 | 7:45 am
Hockey 101: Olympic History - KXAN.com
KXAN.comHockey 101: Olympic HistoryKXAN.comPeter Forsberg scored on Sweden's second chance in extras, forcing Canada's hand. Paul Kariya, the shifty Canadian center, skated in on Swedish goalie Tommy Salo and wristed the puck toward the top half of the net. Salo, down on the ice, kicked up his ...and more »
Posted on 8 August 2017 | 7:45 am
A Stanley Cup hero, a bust and a ditch
CBC.caA Stanley Cup hero, a bust and a ditch digger are trying to make Canada's Olympic hockey teamCBC.caSweden's Peter Forsberg spoiled that potential party with his shootout-clinching goal in the gold-medal final on Hirsch, who had made 40 saves in regulation and overtime. This time around, Canadian head coach Willie Desjardins and his assistants Dave ...and more »
Posted on 4 August 2017 | 10:17 am
Flyers Captains Post-Lockout to Present -
The Hockey WritersFlyers Captains Post-Lockout to PresentThe Hockey WritersWhen Peter Forsberg signed with the Flyers, he had two Cups and an MVP under his belt. So when Primeau announced his retirement ahead of the 2006-07 season, Forsberg seemed the obvious choice to lead the Flyers to the bounce-back season fans ...
Posted on 1 August 2017 | 6:05 am
Calgary Flames' gamble on bringing in
Of all the moves the Calgary Flames have made to get back into the NHL playoffs, perhaps one of the biggest gambles was the hiring of Bob Hartley.
Posted on 12 April 2015 | 10:34 pm
How the NHL brought the mumps to a timely
There was a time earlier in the season when Ducks forward Kyle Palmieri woke up in the morning and immediately felt his jaw for swelling. It wasn’t because he worried about bumps or bruises from the hockey season. He was worried he had the mumps, an illness that afflicted certain corners of the NHL – especially the Ducks – for the first half of the season.
Posted on 11 April 2015 | 9:07 am
Scout's son Schugel opens eyes
A.J. Schugel is relatively new to pitching but he has progressed so well since transitioning from the infield at Central Arizona College that he is a factor this spring as the Diamondbacks go about constructing their seven-man bullpen. Schugel has pitched six scoreless innings this spring, stranding a lead-off triple in his last appearance Thursday night, after which manager Chip Hale said: "He ...
Posted on 20 March 2015 | 3:58 pm
Flames snapshots -- Drew Shore plays in
DENVER — Just to be clear, Calgary Flames forward Drew Shore is not complaining.
Posted on 14 March 2015 | 8:05 pm
Alfie plays a role with Swedish world cup
The trio was named by former Colorado Avalanche star Peter Forsberg, who now is vice chairman of the Swedish Ice Hockey Federation. “We have worked constructively and turned every strone to really take the right decision,” Forsberg said in a statement.
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 9:00 am
The Ultimate Flyers Team of the 2000’s
He missed time due to injury that season, but would have more than likely led the Flyers in goals if he hadn’t. Peter Forsberg falls under the category of ‘What Could Have Been’. Forsberg was signed following the 2004-05 lockout to the shock of many ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 4:33 am
Marts’ successor for 2016/2017 season
I would like to thank the Swedish Ice Hockey Association and then in particular Tommy Boustedt, Peter Forsberg and Anders Larsson who have all shown great professionalism during the hiring process.” Rikard Gronborg served as an assistant coach on the men ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 4:24 am
Daniel Alfredsson to advise Team Sweden in
Peter Forsberg, the vice chairman of the Swedish Ice Hockey Federation, made the appointments. Gronberg will replace longtime Swedish head coach Par Marts after next year’s world championships are held in Russia. “We have worked constructively and ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 11:04 pm
Briere a clutch playoff scorer with Sabres,
leading all playoff scorers with 30 points in 23 games with four game-winners as the Flyers made it to the Stanley Cup final in 2010. Only Peter Forsberg, Eric Lindros, Ken Linseman and Claude Giroux have averaged a point-a-game or better as Flyers.
Posted on 18 August 2015 | 11:09 am