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Peter Forsberg
Peter Forsberg
Center
( PEE-tuhr FOHRS-buhrg)
Number: 21
Height: 6' 0"
Weight: 205
Shoots: Left
Born: Jul 20, 1973
Birthplace: Ornskoldsvik, Sweden
Acquired: Acquired by Nashville from Philadelphia for forward Scottie Upshall, defenseman Ryan Parent, and a first-round and a third-round selection in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft on Feb. 15, 2007.
Drafted: PHI / 1991 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (6th overall)

- Made his season debut on Feb. 11 at Columbus, his first NHL game since the 2008 playoffs (April 29, 2008 vs. Detroit).
- Signed by Colorado on Feb. 6.
- Helped the Avalanche win two Stanley Cup championships during his 11 seasons with the franchise.
- Captured the 2003 Hart Trophy, 2003 Art Ross Trophy and won the Calder Trophy in 1994-95.
- Named to the NHL’s First All-Star Team on three occasions (1997-98, 1998-99 and 2002-03) and was selected to seven NHL All-Star Games.
- Has tallied 885 points (249g/636a) in 708 regular season games.
- Ranks 10th all-time in points-per-game (1.25) and fourth in assists-per-game (.898). 
- Only Wayne Gretzky (1.320), Mario Lemieux (1.129) and Bobby Orr (.982) averaged more assists-per-game during their NHL careers.
- Also averages better than a point-per-game in the playoffs, tallying 171 points (64g/107a) in 151 postseason games.
- Stands fourth on the franchise’s all-time scoring list with 755 points (217g/538a) in 591 games.



* Scored two goals and posted a +2 rating in Game 2 of the WCQ vs. San Jose (4/13). * Had an assist and twice as many hits (8) than any player on either roster in Game 1 of the WCQ vs. San Jose (4/11). 2006-07 REGULAR SEASON * Nashville went 10-4-3 with him in the lineup. * Scored a goal in Nashville's 4-1 win vs. St. Louis (4/5). * Posted assists on the Predators' first two goals at Edmonton (3/24) * Assisted on both Nashville goals at Calgary (3/22). * Missed six games (3/4-3/14) with an upper-body injury. * Registered three assists, including a helper on the game-winner in a 6-3 win at Los Angeles (3/3). * His first points as a Predator came in the form of an assist and the game-winning goal in overtime in a 4-3 victory over Detroit (2/24). * Acquired by Nashville on Feb. 15 and made his Nashville debut vs. Minnesota on Feb. 17. * Posted 40 points (11g-29a) in 40 games with the Flyers this season. * 2006-07 shootouts: 1 for 6 (1 GDG)

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