Peter Forsberg Opts To Stay in Sweden

Posted: 16th November 2009 by James Crider in NHL
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Just like that, the Peter Forsberg rumors come to an end. Well, at least for this season. Various sources report that the former Avalanche star is going to stay in Sweden to play for the financially troubled Modo of the Swedish Elite League. Rumors (there's that word again) are also floating around that former NHL star (and Forsberg's boyhood friend) Marcus Naslund will come out of retirement to also join Modo. Both players played for Modo prior to being drafted, so it's likely they feel indebted and understand that they can, at the very least, help fill the stands and generate some buzz around the last place team. With this signing, it's likely that Forsberg's NHL days have come to an end. The will may be there, but the 36-year-old's body is at it's breaking point. After a decade of mostl ...

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