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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...
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18 hours 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
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Wings still holding out for Daniel Alfredsson to return

Daniel Alfredsson's future is still in limbo because of a back injury that has kept him out since training camp. Alfredsson, who will be 42 in December, still is contemplating whether to return or retire. "Nothing has changed from my perspective," Red Wings general manager Ken Holland said. "We're not putting any timetable on it. Daniel said he was feeling...
Via Pro Sports Daily
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

What is Wrong with the Red Wings Power Play?

The Red Wings have had a great start to the 2014-15 season but they are struggling in one important area, the power play. The Red Wings are 2 for 30 on their power with a measly 6.7 percent conversion rate going into their 9th game against the Washington Capitals today. Zetterberg, Datsyuk, Jurco, Helm, Nyquist, Sheahan, Tatar, Dekeyser, Nestrasil, Kronwall and Franzen all spent...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ken Holland preaches patience regarding Daniel Alfredsson’s future with the Red Wings

You probably already know that former and possibly future Red Wings forward Daniel Alfredsson is experiencing setbacks in terms of his attempts to continue his NHL career despite lingering back and leg pain. Today, ESPN's Katie Strang sheds a little more light on Ken Holland's perspective regarding Alfredsson's future: "I'm giving him his space. I'm...
Via Kukla's Korner
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Video- Darren Dreger With The Hot Topics

Darren Dreger  of TSN joined NHL Live today and talked Eric Staal, Daniel Alfredsson,the  Penguins looking for a top 6 winger, the New York Rangers and the Edmonton Oilers.  
Via Kukla's Korner
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings-Bruins game-day post 2: on Alfredsson, Abdelkader, Weiss and a must-win

Of afternoon-and-or-evening-related note ahead of tonight's game bewteen the Boston Bruins and Detroit Red Wings (8 PM EDT on NBCSN/TVA Sports/Sportsnet 1/97.1 FM): First, here's the Red Wings' game-day preview video: There are no lineup changes for Detroit, though Mike Babcock spoke at length about the need for the "Riley and the Slovaks" line to...
Via Kukla's Korner
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Nashville to host 2016 NHL all-star game

The NHL will announce on Friday that the Nashville Predators will host the 2016 NHL All-Star Game at Bridgestone Arena, according to Sportsnet’s John Shannon. It will be the first All-Star Game hosted by Nashville since the Predators’ inaugural season in 1998-99. Included in the All-Star Game festivities is the skills competition held on the Saturday before the actual game, as...
Via NESN.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Daniel Alfredsson May Have to Retire

After suffering setback after setback, Daniel Alfredsson has stopped skating by himself at the Joe Louis Arena and does not know when or if he can resume.  The Wings are prepared to take their time and wait for him to be a 100 percent confident in his decision but this is not good news for his situation. Alfredsson and his family are already committed to staying in the Detroit area...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Signs pointing to Red Wings' Daniel Alfredsson retiring

More and more signs are pointing to Daniel Alfredsson retiring rather than returning to the Detroit Red Wings. Afredsson, less than two months shy of his 42nd birthday, is no longer skating at Joe Louis Arena, and last week told general manager Ken Holland that there wasn't a chance that that would change. "He was feeling pretty good but was getting frustrated because...
Via Pro Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Despite Numerous Efforts, Daniel Alfredsson Not Well Enough To Practice

from Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press, More and more signs are pointing to Daniel Alfredsson retiring rather than returning to the Detroit Red Wings. Afredsson, less than two months shy of his 42nd birthday, is no longer skating at Joe Louis Arena, and last week told general manager Ken Holland that there wasn't much of a chance that that would change. ...
Via Kukla's Korner
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings waiting on Alfredsson, his body, on decision

The Detroit Red Wings will start the season without Daniel Alfredsson. Whether they'll finish it without him remains uncertain. He hasn't been with the team since early last month when back pain flared up and derailed his attempt at joining training camp. Now the Wings are days from their Thursday season-opening date against Boston — and still no Alfredsson. That doesn...
Via Pro Sports Daily
21 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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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Sportsnet’s Johnston updates Daniel Alfredsson’s situation, decision-making process for Red Wings

The practice post has been updated 12 times, the Callahan-Ferraro-Porter-clear waivers post has been updated repeatedly, and I'd normally post this article from Sportsnet's Chris Johnston in said practice post, but he offers new information (sans quotes) regarding Alfredsson's status: Over the weekend, Detroit general manager Ken Holland said that nothing with the...
Via Kukla's Korner
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Ken Holland On Helm And Alfredsson Plus A Head Shake

via Gregg Krupa tweet, asked if there is anything new on mike babcock's contract, ken holland shook his head, no words, via Ansar Khan tweets, Wings' Darren Helm didn't skate today due to a sore groin and is day-to-day, Ken Holland said. Holland said Daniel Alfredsson feeling better. If he has a good weekend, they'll talk again on Monday. added...
Via Kukla's Korner
September 27, 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...
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September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

St. James updates Daniel Alfredsson’s situation with Red Wings and back, Mantha’s issue

From the Free Press's Helene St. James' article about Danny DeKeyser re-signing: Holland said Daniel Alfredsson is seeing back specialists and will definitely not be at training camp. Alfredsson, 41, badly wants to play another season, but the team will give him the time he needs to assess if that's feasible in light of latest setback. Holland said top prospect...
Via Kukla's Korner
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings sign defenseman Danny DeKeyser to two-year contract | MLive.com

Detroit Redwings sign Danny Dekeyser DETROIT – The Detroit Red Wings have locked up a player they hope will be a cornerstone of their defense for many years, signing Danny DeKeyser today to a two-year contract worth $2.187 million per season. Sitting at a cap of 63.7 million, the wings were only 5.2 million under the cap. The wings signed the native Michigander to a 2 year 4...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
September 16, 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

Setback has Daniel Alfredsson's future in question

The news on Daniel Alfredsson is not good: He hasn't skated in 10 days and, at this point, isn't expected to be at Detriot Red Wings training camp. The Wings want the superbly smart and talented Swedish forward back and are prepared to give him the time he needs to listen to his body. But after four months of nursing his tender back, it is disappointing for both sides that...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings Update: Alfredsson, DeKeyser, and Prospect Tournament

Alfredsson an Uncertainty for Training Camp After suffering a setback (no pun intended), and being told to stay off the ice a while, it looks as if Daniel Alfredsson might not be able to report to training camp in Traverse City on Wednesday. He’s still uncertain of his future with the organization, and remains unsigned at this time. Sides Getting Closer to a Deal With DeKeyser...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
September 15, 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

Daniel Alfredsson has setback, may go to Detroit Red Wings camp without contract

The odds that Daniel Alfredsson goes to training camp without a contract have increased after a setback in his skating. Alfredsson “felt a little bit of a tweak,” last week, Detroit Red Wings general manager Ken Holland told the Free Press on Wednesday. Alfredsson has held off on re-signing with the Wings pending assessment of back pain that comes and goes. He’d been skating...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings evening news: on DeKeyser, Alfredsson, Ericsson, Datsyuk and the prospect tournament

As Paul noted, the Free Press's Helene St. James reported that the Red Wings and Danny DeKeyser's camp are still having difficulty finding common ground on contract terms, yielding the possibility that DeKeyser may not head to Traverse City, and a little later this afternoon, MLive's Ansar Khan offered an update on the situation: "We had a number of productive...
Via Kukla's Korner
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Daniel Alfredsson has setback, may go to Red Wings camp without contract

The odds that Daniel Alfredsson goes to training camp without a contract have increased after a setback in his skating. Alfredsson “felt a little bit of a tweak,” last week, Detroit Red Wings general manager Ken Holland told the Free Press on Wednesday. Alfredsson has held off on re-signing with the Wings pending assessment of back pain that comes and goes. He’d been skating...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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