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Tuesday Night Will Be “Foppa” Night In Philly

from Tim Panaccio of CSNPhilly,

His greatest success came not with the Flyers, but with the Colorado Avalanche, with whom he won two Stanley Cups.

While Peter Forsberg had just a brief stay here -– a mere 100 games where he registered 115 points -– it was nonetheless remarkable that the player they lovingly called “Foppa” was still amazing on the ice, even though he had a congenital deformity in his right foot....

On Tuesday night at the Wells Fargo Center, the Flyers will recognize Forsberg’s 22-year hockey brilliance on North American and European ice, as well as his inclusion into the Hockey Hall of Fame.

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