On 3 April 2013, Forsberg was unexpectedly traded by the Capitals to the Nashville Predators in exchange for Martin Erat and Michael Latta.With his Swedish season completed, Forsberg was recalled from his loan and made his NHL debut towards the end of the lockout-shortened 2012–13 season, becoming the third-youngest player to suit up for the Predators, in a 3–0 loss to the Detroit Red Wings on 14 April 2013.
Crocs became a must have among the masses in Sweden in 20 and their association with the hockey star led to them becoming known as "Foppatofflan" (literally: the Foppa slipper).The lightweight sandals were heralded by many for their comfort and practicality but were derided by as many as a fashion faux-pas."It feels like it's the right time." The news comes three days after Forsberg ended a three-year hiatus from the NHL.He played only two games for the Avalanche, a 5-3 loss on Saturday at Nashville and a 3-1 loss at Columbus last Friday.Peter Mattias "Foppa" Forsberg is a Swedish retired professional ice hockey player and the current assistant general manager of Modo Hockey.
Known for his on-ice vision and physical play, Forsberg is considered one of the greatest players of his generation.
Although his career was shortened by persistent injuries, as of 2014, he stands eighth all-time in career points-per-game and fifth all-time in career assists-per-game in the NHL, only behind Wayn...
Swedish ice hockey legend Peter Forsberg has announced the closure of his shoe firm Pforce which became synonymous with the Crocs brand of sandals in Sweden - known as "Foppatofflan" after the star's nickname.
Forsberg was returned to his former club, Leksands IF, on loan for the duration of the 2012–13 season.
He again improved upon his season totals for the third consecutive year to finish with 33 points in 38 games to help Leksand gain promotion to return to the Swedish Hockey League for the following season.
Forsberg led the Avalanche to two Stanley Cup titles and won the NHL Most Valuable Player award, the Hart Trophy, in 2003.