Peter Mattias “Foppa” Forsberg (born July 20, 1973) is a Swedish professional ice hockey player, who plays for the Colorado Avalanche in the NHL. Known for his on-ice vision and physical play, Forsberg is considered perhaps the most complete player in the NHL. As of 2011, he stands tenth all-time in career points-per-game and fourth all-time in career assists-per-game in the NHL, behind only Wayne Gretzky, Mario Lemieux and Bobby Orr.
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 numerous individual honors including the prestigious Hart Memorial Trophy in 2003. Internationally, with the Swedish national team, he won two World Championships and two Olympic hockey gold medals. He is a member of the Triple Gold Club and the only Swede who has won the three competitions twice. As of the end of the 2008–09 NHL season, he is the fourth-highest all-time Swedish point scorer in the NHL regular season. In each of his 12 NHL seasons, Forsberg never had a minus plus-minus rating, totaling an overall career rating of plus 242. [From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia – Learn More]