Do the Vancouver Canucks Really Need a Broken Peter Forsberg?

November 9th, 2009 by Nucks IceMan Leave a reply »

The Sunday Province newspaper headline read “A Healthy Forsberg would be a Force.”

Haven’t we gone down this road before in one Mats Sundin? What’s with this management anyways?

An out of shape, never could get into shape, slow footed, Mats Sundin gets courted in July, finally signs in December, and spends the rest of the year and playoffs helping the

Now GM Mike Gillis and the powers that be are interested in Peter Forsberg, who has had more operations than Sami Salo. Just how long, if he can ever get back up to speed, no pun intended, would he remain healthy before that ankle or foot gives way or something else on that beat up frame breaks down?

So what has “Peter the Great” done lately? Well at the Karjala Cup tournament in Sweden, he had little impact, one point in three games. In the last two seasons with MoDo, of the Swedish Elite League, he played in ...

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