Ten fun facts about Peter Forsberg
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Combined with his two Stanley Cup championships in National Hockey League (NHL) play, he is a member of the Triple Gold Club and the only Swede who has won each of the three competitions twice.
Known for his on-ice vision and physical play, Forsberg is considered one of the most complete players of his generation.
As of 2012, he stands ninth all-time in career points-per-game and fourth all-time in career assists-per-game in the NHL, only behind Wayne Gretzky, Mario Lemieux and Bobby Orr.
He won four gold medals with Sweden in his career, winning titles at the 1992 and 1998 World Championships and the 1994 and 2006 Winter Olympics.Fact 5
Forsberg and his father own a Swedish development company named Forspro Company. The company co-funded the Modo Hockey team's new Swedbank Arena in Örnsköldsvik.Fact 6
He is being inducted in the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) Hall of Fame in 2013.Fact 7
Forsberg is also interested in harness racing, and owns or has owned a few racing horses during the years, including Tsar d' Inverne and Adrian Chip.Fact 8
Representing Sweden in international play, Forsberg competed in four Winter Olympics, two World Cups and five World Championships, as well as two World Junior Championships and one European Junior Championship.Fact 9
He has also invested money in a golf course named Veckefjärdens Golf Club in his native Örnsköldsvik.Fact 10
His 19-year professional career includes 13 years in the National Hockey League where he won two Stanley Cups with the Colorado Avalanche, as well as several individual honors including the Hart Memorial Trophy in 2003. Go to more people facts ❯
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