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Forsberg Named the World's Best

by Staff Writer / Philadelphia Flyers

Peter Forsberg has been named the World Hockey Player of the Year according to Pro Hockey, a National Hockey League publication based in Europe. Forsberg was presented with the cover of the magazine on Friday at the Sovereign Bank Flyers Skate Zone in Voorhees, NJ, following practice, but representative Rasmus Winther, the editor-in-chief.

The award was decided by a jury of 15 international hockey journalists and players, which presents a top-100 list of the world's best players at the end of every year.
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