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Ottawa Senators captain Daniel Alfredsson did not participate in Wednesday's morning skate and is not expected to be in the lineup for Game 4 of the team's opening-round playoff series against the Rangers.
Alfredsson sustained a concussion on a hit from Rangers rookie Carl Hagelin during Game 2 at Madison Square Garden Saturday. Hagelin received a three-game suspension.
Senators coach Paul MacLean said there was "no update" on Alfredsson, and that he is keeping his lineup options open.
The veteran Swede has scored 46 goals in 109 career playoff games, and tallied 59 points in 75 games this season.
Defenseman Matt Carkner will be back in the lineup for the crucial game in Ottawa after serving a one-game suspension for punching New York's Brian Boyle from behind during Saturday's raucous Game 2.
The Rangers regained the lead in the best-of-seven series with a 1-0 win in Game 3 Monday night behind 39 saves from goalie Henrik Lundqvist.
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Ottawa Senators captain Daniel Alfredsson suffered a "setback" Monday in his recovery from a concussion, according to coach Paul MacLean.Alfredsson didn't practice with the team Tuesday and is doubtful for Game 4 on Wednesday against the New York Rangers.Alfredsson suffered a concussion during Game 2 on Saturday after taking an elbow to the head from Rangers' winger...
#Sens captain Daniel Alfredsson will not travel with the team to New York for Game 5. #BelieveIt #NYROtt— Ottawa Senators (@NHL_Sens) April 20, 2012
...you would normally think this would be a good thing for the Rangers, but with the way Ottawa's playing without their captain, I'm not so sure.Remember to follow me on Twitter & Facebook or e-mail me at ...
Ottawa Senators captain Daniel Alfredsson did not accompany his team to New York for Saturday's Game 5 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinal series verus the Rangers.
Alfredsson, who has missed the last two contests with a mild concussion, did not participate in practice on Friday.
Rangers rookie Carl Hagelin will serve the final contest of his three-game suspension after...
Senators captain Daniel Alfredsson isn't sure what set off his tirade during Ottawa's Game 6 loss to the New York Rangers.
Alfredsson said Tuesday he was embarrassed by his conduct and thinks it may have hurt his team. He refused to blame his recent concussion for the uncharacteristic outburst.
The veteran forward smashed a stick after taking a hit from New York's John...
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The Ottawa Senators are en route to New York City to take on the New York Rangers in a pivotal game five, but they'll once again have to do so without the services of long-time captain Daniel Alfredsson.
Alfredsson - who suffered a concussion from a head shot via Carl Hagelin in game two - has not played in a game since. The captain...
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For the second consecutive game, the Ottawa Senators will be without their captain in Daniel Alfredsson, still recovering from a Carl Hagelin head shot that left him with his second concussion of the season.
If game three is any indication, the home team could be in a bit of trouble.
Although thirty-nine shots were sent in the direction...
Andrew Gross at the Bergen Record reports that Daniel Alfredsson did not participate in the Senators pre-game skate meaning he will most likely be out of the line-up tonight for Game 4....after he participated in Game 3 pre-game skate, I thought for sure he was fine, but this doesn't bode well for him or the Senators.Gross also notes that Matt Carkner will return to the line...
In what is no surprise to pretty much anyone, Carl Hagelin was not included in the finalists for the Calder Trophy for the NHL’s top rookie. The finalists are Edmonton’s Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, New Jersey’s Adam Henrique, and Colorado’s Gabriel Landeskog.
RNH appears to be the front runner, as he has the post points among the trio in less games (62), with a line of 18-34-52...
Senators coach Paul MacLean: Daniel Alfredsson had "setback" after Monday a.m. skate. He did not practice today. Status unknown for Game 4.— Andrew Gross (@AGrossRecord) April 17, 2012
Erik Karlsson and Craig Anderson also missed practice due to maintenance days....while we've all been up in arms about Hagelin missing three games, we're forgetting that the...
Unless you have been living under a rock for the past week, you know that Carl Hagelin was suspended (questionably) for 3 games for elbowing Ottawa captain Daniel Alfredsson in the head during game 2 of their Eastern Conference Quarterfinal series. Due to this turn of events, the Rangers have lost a key cog in their top line, and one of their biggest speed/forechecking threats...
Daniel Alfredsson took part in the morning skate today, however, he will sit out tonight's game 3 in front of the home fans in Kanata
*I was super late in posting yesterday's blog so if you missed it... Day Five: Sitting On The Edge*
After a day riddled with discipline hearings, we finally got a night of hockey without any unsavory incidences and even an NHL debut as two-time National Champion Chris Kreider replaced the suspended Carl Hagelin in the lineup.
Before we get to the games, let's start...