Peter Forsberg’s Return and 25 Players We’d Like To See In the NHL Today

January 31st, 2011 by Matt Hutter Leave a reply »
I'm not sure about you, but I certainly thought it was a joke, or at least a clever headline designed to grab a reader's attention.

"Peter Forsberg Considering Comeback with Colorado Avalanche" was the headline I saw a couple of weeks ago that made me think that the "comeback" might have been a job in the Av's front-office, or maybe even behind the bench; anything but as a player.

But no, as I read on, I learned he was indeed eying a return to the ice...again.

Hearing that Forsberg is considering an NHL comeback has become about as surprising as learning that Charlie Sheen has decided to enter drug-rehab.

For both, it seems to have simply become a matter of course, and not something particularly newsworthy anymore.

However, in Forsberg's case, it's hard not to have a little bit of compassion for the guy (and believe me, as a Detroit Red Wings fan, that's tough to say).

Forsberg isn't looking to come back to the NHL because he's run out of cash or because he's looking for a higher profile, or for that elusive Stanley Cup he never won.

He's got tons of cash, is still a household name in his native Sweden and ...

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