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Daniel Alfredsson waits on decision to return to Red Wings

The Red Wings and Daniel Alfredsson will take a little longer to see if there’s a fit for next season. Alfredsson, 41, would like to play another season but doesn’t know if he’ll be physically ready to do so. In the eyes of general manager Ken Holland, there’s no rush. “Alfie told me he wants to play again but he’d like to feel better,” said Holland from the draft...
Via Pro Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Daniel Alfredsson to play for Red Wings or retire

The Wings aren’t going to make any quick decisions on free agent Daniel Alfredsson but the veteran forward has decided his future will go one of two ways, play for Detroit in 2014-15 or retire. According to Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press, Alfredsson said he and his family will live in Detroit next season despite what happens. Meanwhile the Red Wings will wait till August...
Via The Majors Detroit
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Daniel Alfredsson To Play For Red Wings In 2014-15 Or Retire

Daniel Alfredsson went through a difficult first season with the Detroit Red Wings in 2013-14 that was highlighted by inconsistent offensive production and injuries that limited him throughout the regular season and Stanley Cup playoffs. After playing 18 seasons in the NHL, there isn’t much more for the veteran winger to accomplish other than winning his first championship. According...
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings overnight report: In alphabetical order, on Alfredsson, Babcock and Larkin (and UFA’s)

Friday evening yielded an utter mess's worth of Red Wings-related stories regarding particularly disparate news categories--with the bulk of said news hitting just before the first round of the NHL Draft began (though the Wings made the Jonas Gustavsson signing official a little earlier in the day). The Red Wings picked Waterford native Dylan Larkin with the 15th overall pick...
Via Kukla's Korner
15 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL Rumors: Daniel Alfredsson wants to play one more season

The Detroit Red Wings have announced that forward Daniel Alfredsson wants to play another season.resolute-Wikimedia CommonsIt was expected that Daniel Alfredsson would have retired after the 2012-2013 season. Instead he shocked the hockey community and left the Ottawa Senators to sign a one year deal with the Detroit Red Wings, hoping he would have a better shot at the Stanley...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings mid-day news: on Alfredsson, Iginla and Hasek; Osgood talks HOF ‘snub,’ etc.

Amongst today's Red Wings-related stories... We already know that Daniel Alfredsson's contemplating continuing his playing career, as the Detroit News's Ted Kulfan confirms... "talked to him; we're gonna talk again before Monday," general manager Ken Holland said. "Basically his message to me was he feels good. He's not 100 percent. He'...
Via Kukla's Korner
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Daniel Alfredsson informs Wings he wants to return for 2014-15 season

Daniel Alfredsson has informed the Detroit Red Wings that he would like return to the club for the 2014-15 season.  An unrestricted free agent, Alfredsson told reporters at the end of last season that he would either return to play for the Wings this year or retire. Alfredsson has made his decision, but it may not be as cut and dry as many once believed. "We talked today, we...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings shopping Jordin Tootoo, waiting on Daniel Alfredsson, talking with Daniel Cleary

A few housekeeping notes on the Red Wings: They’re shopping Jordin Tootoo, are waiting to hear from Daniel Alfredsson and in talks with Daniel Cleary. The window opened Monday for teams to use compliance buyouts; two were granted starting last summer, which saw the Wings use their first buyout on defenseman Carlo Colaiacovo. General manager Ken Holland said on locker-room cleanout...
Via Pro Sports Daily
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings early overnight report: on Alfredsson, Cleary, Renney and Peters (staying), etc.

On Monday evening, the Free Press's Helene St. James revealed that the Red Wings have decided to retain Jonas Gustavsson as the team's back-up goaltender, and she Tweeted that the Wings will buy out Jordin Tootoo if the team can't trade him. This morning, St. James lets us know what's going on in terms of Daniel Alfredsson and Daniel Cleary's respective statuses...
Via Kukla's Korner
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings weekly: End of season grades

I’m breaking out the red pen. It’s time to hand out the end of the season grades as I welcome back the “Report Card” segment one last time for my final Detroit Red Wings’ weekly of the season. Note: The grades are not solely based off their stats but their ability to fulfill their role and stay healthy over the course of the season. The bolded grades are the final grades...
May 04, 2014  |  1 Comment
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