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NHL.com correspondent Chuck Gormley recently sat down with Philadelphia Flyers center Peter Forsberg to discuss his life in Sweden, his passion for the game, and why he chose Philadelphia as perhaps the final stop of his illustrious NHL career.
Q: Tell me a little about Ornskoldsvik, Sweden. What was it like growing up? A: It was always cold in the winters and hockey was the thing to do. It was a great place growing up. It is in the suburbs with no traffic. I was always outside. My parents would let me out the door and I'd be out for 10 hours. They'd ring a bell when it was time for lunch and then I'd be back out.

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