Colorado Avalanche forward Peter Forsberg is retiring from the NHL after playing in just two games during his latest comeback.
Rick Nash scored a goal and assisted on Derick Brassard’s go-ahead goal in the Columbus Blue Jackets’ 3-1 win over Colorado on Friday night, spoiling Peter Forsberg’s return with the Avalanche.
Peter Forsberg is expected to play in his first NHL game since 2007-08 when the Colorado Avalanche play at the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday night.
Peter Forsberg acknowledged feeling better about his progress Friday but not enough to consider getting back into uniform for the Colorado Avalanche this week.
After a vigorous workout with the Colorado Avalanche, Peter Forsberg sounded a little less optimistic about his comeback attempt.
There was a time when Colorado Avalanche forward Matt Duchene would’ve been awed by his boyhood idol standing in the same vicinity, let alone skating on the same ice.
Avalanche coach Joe Sacco said after practice that Peter would play Monday night against St. Louis.
Budaj, the backup goalie, that is.
In his heart, Peter Forsberg believes a return to the NHL even at 37 is still possible. His troublesome right foot may take a little more convincing.
Former NHL MVP Peter Forsberg will practice with the Colorado Avalanche to see if he is in shape for a possible return to the team.