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Daniel Alfredsson May Have to Retire

After suffering setback after setback, Daniel Alfredsson has stopped skating by himself at the Joe Louis Arena and does not know when or if he can resume.  The Wings are prepared to take their time and wait for him to be a 100 percent confident in his decision but this is not good news for his situation. Alfredsson and his family are already committed to staying in the Detroit area...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Signs pointing to Red Wings' Daniel Alfredsson retiring

More and more signs are pointing to Daniel Alfredsson retiring rather than returning to the Detroit Red Wings. Afredsson, less than two months shy of his 42nd birthday, is no longer skating at Joe Louis Arena, and last week told general manager Ken Holland that there wasn't a chance that that would change. "He was feeling pretty good but was getting frustrated because...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings waiting on Alfredsson, his body, on decision

The Detroit Red Wings will start the season without Daniel Alfredsson. Whether they'll finish it without him remains uncertain. He hasn't been with the team since early last month when back pain flared up and derailed his attempt at joining training camp. Now the Wings are days from their Thursday season-opening date against Boston — and still no Alfredsson. That doesn...
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: The legacy effect of Daniel Alfredsson

While the Detroit Red Wings’ training camp is officially underway in Traverse City, Michigan, it’s the one forward not in attendance that everyone is questioning if he will make the team or not. Alfredsson, Captain Ottawa for 13 seasons. The 41-year old Swede Daniel Alfredsson wasn’t healthy enough to attend training camp and is still nursing the pain in his lower back from...
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings don’t expect Alfredsson at camp after setback

After re-aggravating a back injury during an informal skate with the Red Wings, veteran forward Daniel Alfredsson’s 2014-15 season could be in jeopardy after this latest setback. In fact according to the Detroit Free Press, the Red Wings do not expect Alfredsson — who’s an unrestricted free agent — to attend camp at all in Traverse City. More from the Freep: The Wings want...
Via The Majors Detroit
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings Update: Alfredsson, DeKeyser, and Prospect Tournament

Alfredsson an Uncertainty for Training Camp After suffering a setback (no pun intended), and being told to stay off the ice a while, it looks as if Daniel Alfredsson might not be able to report to training camp in Traverse City on Wednesday. He’s still uncertain of his future with the organization, and remains unsigned at this time. Sides Getting Closer to a Deal With DeKeyser...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings Rumors: Daniel Alfredsson Still Sitting Out After Recent Setback

If Daniel Alfredsson was planning to use these couple weeks before training camp as a measuring stick for his health, suffice it to say that things are not going well. Alfredsson has yet to inform the Detroit Red Wings if he plans to play in 2014-15, and the Wings continue to await that verdict. But the veteran forward suffered “a little bit of a tweak” in his ailing back last...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Alfredsson Suffers a Setback

Daniel Alfredsson has suffered a setback and is most likely going to head to Red Wing’s training camp without a contract.  It isn’t anything major but it is still a cause for concern for the 41-year old. He wants to be able to contribute on a regular basis for the team and he doesn’t want to be sidelined for half the year with injuries. As of right now, Alfie has been advised...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings appear ready to re-sign veteran Daniel Alfredsson

Daniel Alfredsson always said if he was going to return for a 19th NHL season it would only be with the Detroit Red Wings. It now looks like that’s closer to happening. According to Ansar Khan of,  the Red Wings look like they’re moving closer to signing the veteran forward Alfredsson who would return to the Wings for his second season. “My take is we’re probably...
Via The Majors Detroit
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: Finalizing the roster

After all the moaning and groaning subsides because the Detroit Red Wings re-signed Daniel Cleary to a 1-year contract this past week, the Red Wings are left with two roster spots and a little over $8 million in cap space. Finalizing the 23 man roster can go a few ways, a majority of them revolving around Daniel Alfredsson. The soon to be 42-year old in December, Alfredsson is considering...
July 13, 2014  |  1 Comment
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