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Is Daniel Alfredsson ready to hang up his skates?

The Red Wings welcome the Ottawa Senators Monday night, but an upcoming announcement might overshadow the game. TSN's Darren Dreger is reporting that Daniel Alfredsson, who spent the first 17 years of his NHL career with the Senators, plans to retire. The Wings had left the door open for Alfredsson to return if he could overcome the back injury that cost him time last season and...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
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Alfredsson to Announce Retirement on Monday?

The uncertainty over Daniel Alfredsson’s playing status has dogged him since training camp when he experienced a setback that kept him off the ice. Without a contract in place, Alfredsson and the Red Wings agreed that it would be in both parties’ best interests if Alfredsson continued to rest and recuperate. Having already missed chunks of 2013-14 season to the same injury, the...
Via The 6th Sens
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Daniel Alfredsson won’t play this season

The Daniel Alfredsson comeback may be over before it ever really started. A report from TSN states that word is leaking out that Alfredsson will not be able to play this year. The report states that while the Detroit Red Wings haven’t officially heard about Alfredsson’s status or decision, they have heard that his comeback attempt is over. Via TSN: Sources tell The Dreger Report...
Via Puck Drunk Love
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Detroit Red Wings: Dealing with injuries

The Detroit Red Wings have already had five players miss a significant amount of time due to injuries. While it’s not that surprising or even that awful considering what other teams have gone through, the injuries have helped in mixing up the Red Wings roster considerably a month into the season. Here’s an in-depth look at the current injuries the Red Wings are facing including...
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Daniel Alfredsson may still return to the Red Wings

The Detroit Red Wings have completed roughly 10% of their 2014-15 season and there’s still no telling if Daniel Alfredsson will be joining them. The club is still optimistic, but Alfredsson’s return weighs heavily on the health of his back. The 41-year-old is reportedly improving, but apparently he’s not there quite yet. As seen in The Detroit News, the Red Wings are holding...
Via Puck Drunk Love
24 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...
September 20, 2014  |  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

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

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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