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Daniel Alfredsson | Winger

Team: Detroit Red Wings
Age / DOB:  (41) / 12/11/1972
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 203
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Daniel Alfredsson will miss Sunday's game against St. Louis due to his lingering back problems.
Alfredsson is expected to still be fine to play for Detroit in Game 1 of the first round. That might mean that it might be possible for him to play on Sunday, but won't because the season finale is of little consequence to Detroit. Apr 13 - 10:27 AM

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Daniel Alfredsson is excited to get a crack at winning the Stanley Cup.

The Red Wings secured their spot in the playoffs with a shootout loss to Pittsburgh on Wednesday night. "That's what you play for, to get into the playoffs," said Alfredsson. "I've played a long time in this league and played a lot of playoff games but haven't won the Stanley Cup. That's what you dream about and that's the only reason I'm still playing, I guess." Alfredsson has 18 goals and 49 points in 67 games this year.
Apr 10 - 12:13 PM

Daniel Alfredsson lit the lamp and added an assist in his return to the lineup on Friday night, a 3-2 Red Wings win over Buffalo.

Alfie sat out Wednesday's game due to a sore back, but seemed in top form against Buffalo. The 41 year old Swede has a respectable 18 goals and 47 points in 64 games this season and is riding a three game point streak.
Apr 4 - 11:24 PM

Daniel Alfredsson appears to be a go for Friday night's game versus Buffalo, as the veteran Swede is taking part in warmups.

Alfredsson looks to draw in with Pavel Datsyuk at center and Justin Abdelkader on the other wing.
Source: Ansar Kahn
Apr 4 - 7:26 PM

Daniel Alfredsson is dealing with a sore back.

He didn't practice on Thursday and he missed Wednesday's game due to the ailment. Alfredsson hasn't skated for the last four days, but he hasn't been completely ruled out of playing on Friday night. Stay tuned for news following Detroit's morning skate.
Apr 3 - 2:44 PM

Daniel Alfredsson will sit out Wednesday's game against Boston because of a lower-body injury.

He is being listed as day-to-day. Injuries aren't new for the Red Wings, as the club has been hit hard all season long in that regard. Alfredsson is the latest player to head to the infirmary. He has 45 points in 63 games this season, including three goals and five assists in his past nine outings.
Apr 2 - 12:24 PM

Daniel Alfredsson recorded two goals and an assist for Detroit in Thursday's 5-4 overtime thriller over the Penguins.

Alfredsson opened the scoring with the lone first period marker and later ended the game with the OT winner in the final seconds, giving him 17 goals on the year. Gustav Nyquist continued his hot streak with a goal and an assist in the victory while Todd Bertuzzi and Tomas Tatar also tallied for the Wings.
Mar 20 - 11:03 PM

Daniel Alfredsson had an assist in Detroit's 4-1 loss on Sunday.

Alfredsson didn't record a point in his previous six contests. The 41-year-old is still a solid top-six forward, but he's not the star player he once was. He has 14 goals and 38 points in 55 games this season.
Mar 17 - 9:10 AM

Daniel Alfredsson remains without a point since returning to NHL action, as he was unable to help the Detroit Red Wings get on the scoreboard in a 3-0 loss to the New York Rangers on Sunday.

The 41-year-old hasn't scored a point in his last four games, and has only provided six SOG and a -1 rating in that span. It's unclear how much offense the veteran will be able to create with key Red Wings out of the lineup.
Mar 9 - 3:19 PM

Daniel Alfredsson is having such a good time playing for the Red Wings he may return for the 2014-15 season.

The Wings only signed the former Senators' captain to a one-year $5.5 million contract believing that he would only play one more year. However, Alfredsson has been effective in Detroit with 37 points and is certainly enjoying his time in the Motor City. "It was a big change moving and it took a little bit to get accustomed to everything, for it to feel natural coming to the rink, but I feel very welcomed and thoroughly enjoyed my time here," Alfredsson said. "As far as everything around the city, I have no questions about my future here. If my body and mind tells me there's more to give, I would definitely look forward to an opportunity to come back." This will certainly be a story to watch in the offseason.
Mar 8 - 8:19 AM

Daniel Alfredsson lost some teeth in the second period of Tuesday's loss to New Jersey when a stick clipped him in the mouth.

His four-game point streak, over which he contributed two goals and two assists, came to an end against the Devils. Alfredsson has 37 points in 49 games with the Red Wings this campaign.
Mar 5 - 10:03 AM

Daniel Alfredsson and his old pal Erik Karlsson are taking charge of a wounded Sweden squad, leading them into the quarterfinals with a 3-0-0 record.

Alfredsson leads the Swedish forwards with two goals and an assist through three games. Karlsson is playing in MVP form with three goals and five points through three games. Sweden is relying more heavily on Alfredsson, who won a gold medal in 2006, to lead the offense after injuries to Henrik Zetterberg, Henrik Sedin and Johan Franzen.
Feb 16 - 1:34 PM

Daniel Alfredsson scored the only goal in Sweden's 1-0 victory over Switzerland on Friday.

Erik Karlsson and Patrik Berglund each registered an assist on Alfredsson's marker. Sweden normally superb offense has taken a serious hit due to the injuries to Johan Franzen, Henrik Sedin, and Henrik Zetterberg.
Feb 14 - 9:47 AM

Daniel Alfredsson was used on the point alongside Erik Karlsson on the power play for Sweden in Wednesday's tournament-opening win against the Czech Republic.

It was somewhat surprising that Phoenix blueliner Oliver Ekman-Larsson didn't get a chance to play with the top unit with the man advantage, but it's hard to argue with the result the team enjoyed in the game. Look for the veteran Alfredsson to maintain his role for the time being with Ekman-Larsson waiting with bated breath for an opportunity.
Source: espn.com
Feb 13 - 9:03 PM

Daniel Alfredsson potted a goal for Detroit in its 4-2 loss to Tampa Bay on Saturday night.

The 41-year-old now has goals in two straight games (four shots in each) and three points in his last four games. He's really been just as advertised for the Red Wings this season -- if not better when you consider he's not getting any closer to his "prime." Alfredsson has 14 goals and 35 points. Tomas Jurco picked up the other goal. Pavel Datsyuk, Riley Sheahan and Danny DeKeyser had the assists.
Feb 8 - 10:06 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Pavel Datsyuk
2David Legwand
3Stephen Weiss
4Darren Helm
5Joakim Andersson
6Luke Glendening
7Riley Sheahan
LW1Henrik Zetterberg
2Gustav Nyquist
3Tomas Tatar
4Todd Bertuzzi
5Daniel Cleary
6Drew Miller
7Teemu Pulkkinen
RW1Johan Franzen
2Daniel Alfredsson
3Justin Abdelkader
4Tomas Jurco
5Mikael Samuelsson
D1Niklas Kronwall
2Dan DeKeyser
3Jonathan Ericsson
4Kyle Quincey
5Brendan Smith
6Jakub Kindl
7Brian Lashoff
8Adam Almquist
9Gleason Fournier
10Xavier Ouellet
11Ryan Sproul
G1Jimmy Howard
2Jonas Gustavsson
3Jared Coreau
4Petr Mrazek