Forsberg tries again for NHL comeback
The Denver Post
Former Avalanche star Peter Forsberg officially is trying to make another comeback to the NHL.
Wednesday morning, he signed a one-week contract with his longtime Swedish Elite League team, MODO, and will play in today’s season-opening game against Frolunda.
The plan is this: Forsberg wants to play three games for MODO, then sign with an NHL team. Under NHL bylaws, he can play in Europe until right before the start of the NHL season, Oct. 1, but if he plays there beyond that date, he will be ineligible to play in the NHL in the regular season.
“I’ve made six or seven comebacks, so why not make another one? No,seriously, I’ve been working hard this summer and I have had a major surgery. That’s why I want to give it a try,” Forsberg told MODO’s official web site, http://www.modohockey.se.
Forsberg last played for the Colorado Avalanche in the 2008 playoffs.
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