OTTAWA, ON - JANUARY 30: Daniel Alfredsson #11 of the Ottawa Senators looks for the puck against the Montreal Canadiens during a game at Scotiabank Place on January 30, 2010 in Ottawa, Canada. (Photo by Phillip MacCallum/Getty Images)
The Daniel Alfredsson era in Ottawa has officially come to a close.
On Friday, the Red Wings announced via Twitter that the former Senators captain and Detroit have agreed to a deal.
Ottawa Sun’s Bruce Garrioch reports that the deal is for one year and $5.5 million. Earlier Friday, Garrioch reported that Alfredsson was heading to either Detroit or Boston.
Wings agree to terms with @ottawasenators Captain Daniel Alfredsson @DAlfredsson11— Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) July 05, 2013
What do you think about @DAlfredsson11 in the Winged Wheel? #ATTExtendedCoverage http://t.co/Mw9y7rLMmX— Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) July 05, 2013
Can confirm Daniel Alfredsson has agreed to one year, $5.5 million deal with Detroit. #Sens #ottnews— Bruce Garrioch (@SunGarrioch) July 05, 2013