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Red Wings overnight report: On Alfredsson, charitable softball/hockey news and MSU pro camp stuff

The news that Red Wings GM Ken Holland is more than ready to give Daniel Alfredsson a try-out contract should his back hold up over the next month sparked a significant amount of discussion among Wings fans... But said discussion involved debate as to whether Anthony Mantha's going to get a fair chance to make the team given Alfredsson's possible presence--should he "...
Via Kukla's Korner
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

TSN 1200 reports that Ken Holland’s considering giving a try-out deal to Daniel Alfredsson

I'm trying to follow the trail of Red Wings GM Ken Holland's Friday radio appearances. Thus far I've found him speaking with WDFN's Art Regner and TSN Montreal's Morning Show, but I've got more to find, apparently, per The Score's Chris Battaglia: Ken Holland tells @TSN1200 decision on Daniel Alfredsson may not be made until mid-September. Could...
Via Kukla's Korner
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings remain hopeful that Alfredsson will return

Veteran forward Daniel Alfredsson has resumed skating in Sweden and could re-sign with the Detroit Red Wings in the coming weeks. "My take is we're probably going to try do something with Alfie," Red Wings General Manager Ken Holland told's Ansar Khan. "He had a good year, 18 goals. When he was healthy, he was valuable." Alfredsson was Detroit...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings GM Ken Holland says team likely will look to re-sign Daniel Alfredsson

Unless Daniel Alfredsson's health takes a turn for the worse over the next month, he'll likely return for his 19th NHL season, his second with the Detroit Red Wings. "My take is we're probably going to try to do something with Alfie," Red Wings general manager Ken Holland said Monday. "He had a good year, 19 goals. When he was healthy, he was valuable...
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Alfredsson Likely Back for One More Season

Barring any setbacks in his health, 41-year old Daniel Alfredsson will most likely return for a 19th and final season and his second year with the Red Wings. “My take is we’re probably going to try to do something with Alfie,” Red Wings general manager Ken Holland said Monday. “He had a good year, 19 goals. When he was healthy, he was valuable. Alfredsson is supposed to start...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
8 days ago  |  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
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Daniel Alfredsson will only play with Detroit if he returns

Will Daniel Alfredsson play in 2014-15? If he decides to continue his NHL career at the age of 41, Alfredsson will reportedly only do it with the Detroit Red Wings.  Daniel Alfredsson says on Swedish radio that he will hit ice next week. Depending on how his back will respond, he will decide about future. — Szymon Szemberg (@Sz1909_Szemberg) August 5, 2014 So you’re telling...
Via Puck Drunk Love
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Alfredsson Skating Next Week, Will Decide on Future With Detroit

Daniel Alfredsson has told a Swedish radio station today that he will hit the ice next week and depending how his back responds, he will then decide whether he is going to play one more year or retire.  He also reiterated that he would only play his last year with the Red Wings. Alfredsson had 49 points in 68 games tying him with Niklas Kronwall for the most points on the team. ...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings Rumors: Daniel Alfredsson to Test His Back Next Week, Then Decide on Future

Daniel Alfredsson has expressed an interest in playing for the Detroit Red Wings again in 2014-15, and the Wings appear to be saving space — both in terms of the salary cap and on the roster — for the veteran forward. We’ll find out next week whether or not Alfredsson’s second season in Hockeytown is in the cards. From Szymon Szemberg, head of communications for the Champions...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
14 days ago  |  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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