With Forsberg out, trades 'logjam' should open

Updated: February 18, 2008, 9:06 PM ET
By Scott Burnside | ESPN.com

NAPLES, Fla. -- The biggest news of the day at the NHL general managers meetings Monday wasn't the addition of a player, but rather the subtraction of one.

Peter Forsberg, on the wish list of a handful of contending teams, announced through his agent Don Baizley that uncertainty over the durability of his wonky foot led him to decide not to return to the NHL this season.

The decision was disappointing to teams that were still in the running to acquire the veteran ...

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