Forsberg staying in Sweden

Updated: November 18, 2009, 12:52 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Vancouver Canucks general manager Mike Gillis was looking into signing former Colorado Avalanche star Peter Forsberg, but said he learned Monday that Forsberg wanted to stay in his home country.

On Tuesday, Forsberg's agent, Don Baizley, confirmed to ESPN.com that Forsberg has decided to continue playing with Swedish league club Modo, rather than attempt another return to the NHL.

"He just wasn't confident enough about his foot at this stage to ...

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