|International Ranked second in scoring at the 1992 World Junior Championship in Germany with three goals and eight assists in seven games, leading Sweden to a silver medal ... Named the Best Forward at the 1993 World Junior Championship after setting a World Junior record with 31 points (seven goals and 24 assists) in just seven games ... Was also named to the Tournament All-Star Team after leading Sweden to a second-place finish behind Canada ... The line of Forsberg, Markus Naslund and Niklas Sundstrom set a World Junior record with 69 points in seven games in 1993 ... Is the all-time assists (32) and points (42) leader in World Junior history ... Scored winning goal in shootout against Canada at Lillehammer in 1994 to give Sweden the country's first-ever Olympic gold medal ... Recorded one goal and four assists in four games at both the 1996 World Cup of Hockey and the 1998 Nagano Olympics ... Led Sweden to gold at the 1998 World Hockey Championship, tied for first in points among all players with six goals and five assists, named to the All-Star team and Best Forward of the tournament ... Earned a silver medal at both the 2003 and 2004 World Championships ... Member of Team Sweden at the 2004 World Cup of Hockey.
Career Philadelphia's first choice, sixth overall, in the 1991 NHL Entry Draft ... Played six years for MoDo from 1989-90 through 1993-94 ... Had yet to play in North America when he was traded to Quebec as part of the mega-deal that brought Eric Lindros to Philadelphia ... In 1994-95, he led all NHL rookies with 50 points (15 goals, 35 assists) and plus/minus (+17) ... Ranked second in team scoring ... Became the first player from Sweden to win the Calder Trophy as the NHL's rookie of the year ... In 1995-96, he finished second to Joe Sakic in team scoring and fifth overall in the NHL with 116 points (30 goals and 86 assists) in 82 games ... Won the Stanley Cup with the Colorado Avalanche in 1997 ... Led Colorado in scoring in both 1996-97 and 1997-98 ... Was the Stanley Cup Playoffs leader in points in 2002 with 27 in 20 games despite an 11 month layoff from hockey due to injury ... Won both the Hart and Art Ross trophies in 2003 after a season in which he scored 29 goals and 77 assists for 109 points.