After a vigorous workout with the Avalanche, Peter Forsberg sounded a little less optimistic about his comeback attempt.
Will he or won't he? Can he? Should he? Fans and NHL teams alike may be excited about the possible return of Peter Forsberg. But the fact he can rejoin the league at such a late date exposes a flaw in the system, writes Terry Frei.
In agreeing to return to the NHL, Peter Forsberg may have risked far more than the Avs. All Colorado put up was money and hope; Forsberg has wagered his reputation and legacy.
The Colorado Avalanche may be on the verge of getting a big holiday present: Peter Forsberg, who hasn't played in weeks because of an abdominal injury.
Thursday's NHL roundup
Avalanche center Peter Forsberg has undergone minor surgery to drain fluid from an inflamed elbow
Peter Forsberg scored 6:24 into overtime to give the Colorado Avalanche a 2-1 victory over Detroit on Monday night and a 3-2 lead in the Western Conference finals.