DANIEL ALFREDSSON NEWS

Alfredsson wants to return to Red Wings, but only if he can contribute

Detroit Red Wings general manager Ken Holland said today that he’s still trying to work out a deal with restricted free agent Danny DeKeyser and said that a final decision on whether forward Daniel Alfredsson will play next season probably won’t be made until just before Sept. 18, when players report for camp. Some Red Wings have begun skating at Joe Louis Arena and other locations...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings overnight report: rink news, ‘state of the Wings’ talk and prospect(ish) news

This time of year is--if I may be honest--quite fun, because you never know where the "news" will take you on as we slowly wait for the NHL's preseason prospect tournaments to take shape (ONLY TWO WEEKS AAAAAAAAAAAAAA, oh, sorry, anxiety talking). On Wednesday, we had Pro Hockey Talk's Red Wings day, a "Captain's Skate," the Grand Rapids Griffins...
Via Kukla's Korner
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Holland Still Working On DeKeyser Contract And The Latest On Alfredsson

from George Sipple of the Detroit Free Press, Detroit Red Wings general manager Ken Holland said today that he’s still trying to work out a deal with restricted free agent Danny DeKeyser and said that a final decision on whether forward Daniel Alfredsson will play next season probably won’t be made until just before Sept. 18, when players report for camp. Some Red Wings...
Via Kukla's Korner
3 days ago  |  Discuss

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
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Senators’ Karlsson answers questions about captaincy, media spotlight

Mid-to-late August is the time of year that most NHL players--at least those who have established longer-term homes in particular locales--begin showing up near their places of employment. Ottawa Senators defenseman Erik Karlsson's return to Canada's capital yielded some, let's say slightly uncomfortable questions regarding possibly succeeding Daniel Alfredsson and Jason...
Via Kukla's Korner
11 days 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
15 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 MLive.com's Ansar Khan. "He had a good year, 18 goals. When he was healthy, he was valuable." Alfredsson was Detroit...
Via Pro Sports Daily
17 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
18 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
19 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 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
19 days ago  |  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
19 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
24 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 Bloguin Best
24 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
25 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
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Daniel Alfredsson Wants To Play Another Year, But…

@DAlfredsson11 said that he wants to play one more year with DET but if he can't, he will feel comfortable with decision to retire. — Szymon Szemberg (@Sz1909_Szemberg) August 5, 2014
Via Kukla's Korner
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings tidbits and a vacation farewell

The Pacifica's packed and I'm preparing to make a 400-mile trip to Grand Marais, MI today for my first vacation in two summers. Paul will handle the Wings blogging duties for the next wee (I'll return on August 9th), but the next two or two-and-a-half weeks should remain realtively "slow" on the Red Wings front. I know that DetroitRedWings.com's Bill Roose...
Via Kukla's Korner
28 days ago  |  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

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
June 28, 2014  |  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
June 28, 2014  |  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...
Via NESN.com
June 28, 2014  |  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
June 28, 2014  |  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
June 24, 2014  |  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
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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