Peter Forsberg retires again

The two-time Stanley Cup winner announced his retirement after a brief two game comeback in the NHL.

Peter Forsberg has decided to retire after a 2-game comeback with the Colorado Avalanche. A right foot injury which hampered a lot of his career came for one last blow-retirement. The 37-year old Forsberg suffered the injury in 2003 and was never the same. Forsberg returned to the Avalanche on January 7th, signing a $1 million contract for the remainder of the season. Number 21 will have his jersey retired next season. The two-way superstar won titles with Colorado along with Joe Sakic in 1996 and 2001, and won the NHL MVP in 2003, the season that the nagging injury started. In 2008-2009 and 2009-2010, Forsberg played for MODO Hockey in his native Sweden. Forsberg was just hours away for playing the Colorado’s Pepsi Arena for the first time in 3 years, but felt that the injury was starting to hurt again and hung up his skates. Forsberg would have been considered one of the greatest players ever if not for the injuries.

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