Avs retire Peter Forsberg's jersey
DENVER -- The return of Peter Forsberg to the ice instantly revved up the crowd.
Just like old times, even if he was wearing a suit instead of a sweater and delivering a speech, not jarring checks.
Forsberg had his No. 21 jersey retired by the Colorado Avalanche before the season opener against the Detroit Red Wings.
The team also raised a banner with his name and number to the Pepsi Center rafters Saturday night, where it will hang alongside those of Joe Sakic (19), ...
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