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Eighteen-year veteran Alfredsson expected to announce retirement

OTTAWA, Ontario — Former Ottawa Senators captain Daniel Alfredsson is expected to announce his retirement in the city where he became an NHL star. The Senators confirmed that Alfredsson will be in Ottawa on Thursday, Dec. 4 and will be part of a pregame ceremony before the team's game against the New York Islanders. ''Dec. 4 will be a truly special and historic day for the Ottawa...
Via AP on Fox
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Alfredsson expected to announce retirement

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) Former Ottawa Senators captain Daniel Alfredsson is expected to announce his retirement in the city where he became an NHL star. The Senators confirmed that Alfredsson will be in Ottawa on Thursday, Dec. 4 and will be part of a pregame ceremony before the team's game against the New York Islanders. ''Dec. 4 will be a truly special and historic day for the Ottawa...
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Alfie to Retire on December 4th

Less than a week after reports surfaced that Daniel Alfredsson had reached a critical juncture in his decision-making process and was ready to officially his announce his retirement, we finally have confirmation that Alfredsson is ready to hang up his skates for good. An official announcement obviously never transpired when the Senators played the Red Wings this past Monday in...
Via The 6th Sens
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Random NHL Thoughts - 11/26/14

-Let’s begin with the biggest news of the week. The hockey family lost a true legend over the weekend. A former coach, player, and executive, Pat Quinn made a huge impact in the hockey world. He touched the lives of many and was one of the most successful humble individuals in hockey. He was a Stanley Cup finalist coach when he was in Philadelphia and Vancouver, and he won Olympic...
Via Puckrant.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

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
5 days ago  |  Discuss

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
6 days 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
6 days 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 Bloguin Best
6 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via isportsweb.com
19 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 Bloguin Best
29 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
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Leafs, Bruins & Jets highlight Red Wings top priced games of 2014-15

The Red Wings first season in the Eastern Conference, while not up to the team’s usual standards, was successful enough to continue the club’s streak of 23 consecutive playoff appearances – the longest current streak of any team in the big four professional sports leagues. So impressive is this feat, it’s more than double the next longest of any NHL team (San Jose – 10...
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October 07, 2014  |  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...
Via isportsweb.com
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

Roundtable: Do the Detroit Red Wings Need Daniel Alfredsson?

It seems unclear about whether or not Daniel Alfredsson wants to come back to play hockey for the Detroit Red Wings or even when he might make his decision. We take a look at the Red Wings’ roster to see if Alfredsson is needed and who we’d like to see make it if he is absent. Is Daniel Alfredsson needed for the Wings or should Ken Holland move on?  Chris Burke: They need him...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Notes: Babcock talks contract situation; Alfredsson still undecided on future

DETROIT -- Although Red Wings players have been holding informal workouts at Joe Louis Arena for the last several days, Wednesday was the first day the media was allowed to attend these unsupervised practices. Most of the Wings were in attendance -- the exceptions being Stephen Weiss and Pavel Datsyuk -- but it was Coach Mike Babcock and his contract situation that took center stage...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
September 03, 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 Mlive.com,  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

Wings still interested in bringing Alfredsson back

DETROIT -- As far as Red Wings general manager Ken Holland is concerned, his team is set as training camp approaches next month. The only addition the Wings are likely to make is re-signing forward Daniel Alfredsson. "My take is, we're probably going to try to do something with Alfie," Holland said Monday at Joe Louis Arena. "He had a good year, had 19 goals. When...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
August 11, 2014  |  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
August 06, 2014  |  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 Bloguin Best
August 06, 2014  |  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
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings unveil plans for new arena

The Detroit Red Wings have announced plans to build a new arena and make the blocks between downtown and midtown a world-class Sports and Entertainment District. “It’s always been my dream to see a vibrant and energized downtown Detroit,” said Mike Ilitch, chairman, Ilitch Holdings, Inc. “I want people to look at Detroit’s new sports and entertainment district and see...
Via Sports-Glory
July 21, 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...
Via isportsweb.com
July 13, 2014  |  1 Comment

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
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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