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Avs have to rebound from CBA's 1-2 punch

Updated: August 5, 2005, 7:16 PM ET
By Terry Frei | Special to ESPN.com

Peter Forsberg considered granting the Colorado Avalanche a hometown discount.

But there's only so far even a selfless and frequently phlegmatic Swede can go.

Already reeling from the loss of unrestricted free agent Adam Foote to Columbus the day before, the Avalanche on Wednesday made it be known they had offered Forsberg $13.5 million over four years -- and that it was as high as they could go before a Forsberg signing would require major surgery on the second tier of their ...

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