Mirtle: Forsberg set to suit up for Sweden

Globe and Mail Blog Post

I just received word from a source in Sweden that Peter Forsberg will be playing for his country at the Karjala Cup in about 10 days time. Here's the details:

Nov. 8: Sweden-Russia Nov. 8: Czech Republic-Finland Nov. 10: Sweden-Czech Republic Nov. 10: Finland-Russia Nov. 11: Russia-Czech Republic Nov. 11: Finland-Sweden

It's expected this event will be a tuneup for Forsberg en route to a return to the NHL around midseason.

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