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Swede sidelined by broken wrist

Updated: March 23, 2005, 2:02 PM ET
Associated Press

STOCKHOLM, Sweden -- Peter Forsberg will skip the hockey World Championship in Austria because of injuries.

Forsberg Forsberg played for his hometown club MoDo this season during the NHL lockout. He sat out the last part of the regular season with a broken wrist and then had a concussion in his return game in the playoffs.

"It feels bad to miss the World Championships," he said. "My health prevents me from playing, it's both about the wrist and the concussion."

Forsberg, a seven-time ...

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