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Avs star will work out in Sweden on Tuesday

Updated: August 18, 2004, 4:11 PM ET
Associated Press

STOCKHOLM, Sweden -- Colorado Avalanche star Peter Forsberg has been cleared by doctors to play for Sweden in the World Cup of Hockey beginning late next month in Europe and North America.

"I've seen my doctors in the last few days in Montreal and Denver, and they said I could start working out at 100 percent," the 31-year-old Avalanche forward told Swedish tabloid Expressen's Web site Saturday.

Forsberg, the league's MVP last year, underwent stomach-muscle surgery eight weeks ...

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