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2006-07 Peter Forsberg Nashville Predators Game Worn Jersey – Photo Match – Team Letter
Lot #165

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2006-07 Peter Forsberg Nashville Predators Game Worn Jersey – Photo Match – Team Letter
Lot #165

This road white air-knit gamer by Reebok was worn by Peter Forsberg during the 2006-07 NHL regular season and Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Philadelphia Flyers selected Forsberg with the 6th overall pick in the 1991 NHL Entry Draft. He soon became the necessary piece that pried Eric Lindros away from the Quebec Nordiques in one of the decade’s blockbuster trades. Forsberg played a lone season with the Nordiques prior to moving west with the franchise to Colorado. He would spend the next 9 seasons wearing the Avalanche team colors during which time he won a couple of Stanley Cups. Forsberg later went on to play for the Philadelphia Flyers and Nashville Predators before spending time in Europe and eventually returning to Colorado where he ended his career in 2010-11.

Forsberg was 3-times a 1st Team NHL All Star at Center and played in 5 NHL All Star games. He was the winner of the Calder Trophy as the Rookie of the Year in 1994-95. Peter also captured the Art Ross Trophy as the NHL’s scoring leader and the Hart Memorial Trophy as the NHL’s MVP in 2002-03. Internationally, he represented his native Sweden in numerous World Championships, 2 World Cups of Hockey and 4 Olympics! Sadly, Forsberg battled serious injuries throughout much of his career that limited him to 708 games played. During that time he had rung up 249 goals and 636 assists for a total of 885 points. In 151 playoff games, Forsberg lit the lamp 64 times and added 107 helpers for a total of 171 points. He was among the most talented players of his generation and, were it not for his battles with injury, his career totals would be significantly more impressive than they already are. Forsberg was rightfully inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in the class of 2014.

The game wear on this 3rd set size 56 sweater is solid and consists of stick and slash marks, board burns, board paint transfer, un-repaired burn holes, fine inner pilling and a sizable team-sewn repair under the right arm. Shown above are a couple of beautiful photo matches of Forsberg wearing this exact jersey during the 2006-07 season. Sewn to the inside hem is the official NHL game worn jersey tagging. This is in fact the only white Forsberg gamer from his time with the Nashville Predators that exists in the hobby. This well-worn photo matched offering represents a wonderful opportunity for the astute Hall of Fame collector to acquire this one of a kind white Nashville Predators Forsberg gamer! This jersey will be accompanied by a Predators team letter.