Hahaha, it never really occurred to me before, nhl.com point out a vast difference in age. Seeing as Footer is older, he's almost double Matt's age.
At age 20, Matt Duchene is 17 years younger than Peter Forsberg, who was one of his childhood idols when the Swedish star was helping the Colorado Avalanche win two Stanley Cups.
A recap by Anyone but Detroit
No PPG against?! Someone forgot to tell the Avs this was a home game.
The New York Islanders have suspended Nabokov
The New York Islanders have suspended goalie Evgeni Nabokov for not reporting to the team after being claimed off waivers from the Detroit Red Wings last week.
Don't expect Peter Forsberg to take the ASG break off
While many of the Avalanche were finalizing their plans for the all-star break, looking forward to getting away, Forsberg was attempting to locate available ice time.
Just returning, he's hardly ready for time away.
"I had my seven-year break so I don't need those four days," Forsberg said.