|Feb. 14 8:06 AM PT9:06 AM MT10:06 AM CT11:06 AM ET16:06 GMT12:06 AM 北京时间9:06 AM MST11:06 AM EST20:06 UAE - Forsberg is retiring from the NHL after playing in just two games during his latest comeback. The former NHL MVP will hold a news conference Monday afternoon before the team's game against the Calgary Flames.
Analysis: A chronic foot ailment cut short Forsberg's career. He made a brief return in 2008 and didn't play in the NHL again until this month. He took the ice in just two games, scoring no points, before deciding to call it a career.
|Feb. 11 10:39 AM PT11:39 AM MT12:39 PM CT1:39 PM ET18:39 GMT2:39 AM 北京时间11:39 AM MST1:39 PM EST22:39 UAE - 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. The 37-year-old helped the Avalanche win two Stanley Cups during 11 previous seasons with the franchise.
Analysis: The team confirmed the Swedish star, a former Hart Trophy winner as league MVP, was able to clear up some lingering immigration paperwork. He is expected to play on the same line with center Matt Duchene and right wing Milan Hejduk. He began practicing Jan. 22 to see if he was physically able to play after several troublesome injuries. Forsberg agreed to a contract on Feb. 6.
|Feb. 9 9:43 AM PT10:43 AM MT11:43 AM CT12:43 PM ET17:43 GMT1:43 AM 北京时间10:43 AM MST12:43 PM EST21:43 UAE - Forsberg's debut with the Colorado Avalanche is still delayed because of visa issues. Forsberg was not with the team in Minnesota for Wednesday's game against the Wild, but the Avalanche anticipate he'll be able to play later this week.
Analysis: Avalanche coach Joe Sacco says the 37-year-old center is in Canada clearing up logistical issues related to his visa. Sacco says he expects Forsberg to join the team by the end of the current road trip, which wraps up in Columbus on Friday and Nashville on Saturday.
|Feb. 6 8:47 AM PT9:47 AM MT10:47 AM CT11:47 AM ET16:47 GMT12:47 AM 北京时间9:47 AM MST11:47 AM EST20:47 UAE - Forsberg is returning to the NHL. The former league MVP signed a $1 million prorated contract for the remainder of the season with the Colorado Avalanche on Sunday and joined the team on its charter to Phoenix.
Analysis: The 37-year-old Forsberg has been practicing with the team for two weeks in hopes of making a comeback. He wanted to determine if his chronically injured right foot could handle the rigors of the NHL. He said he had to get into game shape before he could make a decision. He last played for the Avalanche late in the 2007-08 season, appearing in nine regular-season games and seven playoff games before being sidelined by injuries.
|Feb. 4 11:53 AM PT12:53 PM MT1:53 PM CT2:53 PM ET19:53 GMT3:53 AM 北京时间12:53 PM MST2:53 PM EST23:53 UAE - Forsberg acknowledged feeling better about his progress Friday but not enough to consider getting back into uniform for the Colorado Avalanche this week.
Analysis: The 37-year-old Forsberg, who is considering a comeback with the Avalanche, ruled out any chance of his being back when Colorado hosts the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday. Forsberg worked out with the team again, taking part in drills and even exchanging hard checks with David Jones, who has been sidelined by a shoulder injury. Forsberg said he would skate again Saturday morning.
|Feb. 2 12:35 PM PT1:35 PM MT2:35 PM CT3:35 PM ET20:35 GMT4:35 AM 北京时间1:35 PM MST3:35 PM EST0:35 UAE (+1) - After a vigorous workout with the Colorado Avalanche, Peter Forsberg sounded a little less optimistic about his comeback attempt.
Analysis: The former NHL MVP sat out shifts at practice Wednesday as he fiddled with his right skate on the bench. Forsberg has played sporadically in recent years because of that troublesome foot. He said after the more than hour-long workout that if he had to make a decision Wednesday, ``it wouldn't be that positive.''
|Jan. 22 8:50 AM PT9:50 AM MT10:50 AM CT11:50 AM ET16:50 GMT12:50 AM 北京时间9:50 AM MST11:50 AM EST20:50 UAE - Forsberg measured his fitness level in a 45-minute on-ice workout Saturday before the Colorado Avalanche hosted Boston. He went through drills with Ryan O'Reilly, who's sidelined by a shoulder injury.
Analysis: Afterward, Forsberg, who flew from Sweden on Friday, said the foot that's required numerous surgeries feels better. The former NHL MVP will test it next week in practice with his former team before making any decisions. No contract has been signed, but the Avalanche could use another forward with Tomas Fleischmann out for the season due to blood clots in both lungs.
|Jan. 21 1:00 PM PT2:00 PM MT3:00 PM CT4:00 PM ET21:00 GMT5:00 AM 北京时间2:00 PM MST4:00 PM EST1:00 UAE (+1) - Forsberg will practice with the Colorado Avalanche to see if he is in shape for a possible return to the team. The Avalanche said Friday the 37-year-old player will join the team during a morning skate Saturday before an afternoon game against the Boston Bruins.
Analysis: Forsberg won two Stanley Cups titles with Colorado and was the league's MVP in 2003. He has played sporadically in recent years because of a troublesome right foot. His last appearance in the NHL was with the Avalanche during the 2007-08 season. He had one goal and 13 assists in nine games. He was hampered that season by a groin injury.