Peter Forsberg Net Worth and Biography

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Peter Forsberg is a former professional Swedish ice hockey player who played in the NHL. He is one of two Swedish ice hockey players who has won both the Stanley Cup and the World Championship as an Olympic gold medal. He’s therefore a member of the Triple Gold Club twice. 

Although he is currently retired from hockey, he has accumulated an amazing net worth of $54 million dollars over his career.

Net Worth: $54 million
Birth Date:
July 20, 1973
Birthplace:
Örnsköldsvik, Sweden
Profession:
Ice Hockey Player
Last Updated:
February 2020
Peter Forsberg Net Worth

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Peter Forsberg Net Worth

As of 2020, Peter Forsberg has a net worth of $54 million.

Biography of Peter Forsberg

Peter Mattias Forsberg was born on July 20th, 1973 in Sweden. He is the son of Kent Forsberg, a former coach of Modo Hockey and also the Swedish national team. He was also coached by his father for a significant part of his career. Father and son have teamed up from 1991 to 1994 with Modo, and later for national team in the 1996 World Cup, 1998 Olympics and 1998 World Championship. This last tournament Sweden also won. 

Growing up, Peter Forsberg’s idol was Elitserien and NHL star Håkan Loob. He wanted to be just like him and this motivated him.

Peter Forsberg Career

Forsberg played junior hockey at MODO Hockey and made his debut there in 1989. After 23 games with the first team, he was selected in 1991 by the Philadelphia Flyers as the sixth player of the NHL Entry Draft. 

In June 1992, the Flyers removed Eric Lindros from the Québec Nordiques, using Forsberg as a means of exchange. The Nordiques allowed him to mature in Sweden until the summer of 1994, but as the NHL was stopped that season, Forsberg played a few more games in Sweden before making his debut in the NHL on January 21, 1995.

Conclusion

Peter Forsberg is definitely one of the greatest Swedish players who played in the NHL. According to his net worth, we can see he was a very valuable player for whatever team he was playing for.

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