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Alfredsson with the Red Wings in 2013
|Born||11 December 1972
|Height||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Weight||205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)|
|Played for||Ottawa Senators
Detroit Red Wings
Frölunda HC (SEL)
|NHL Draft||133rd overall, 1994
Daniel Alfredsson (born 11 December 1972) is a Swedish retired professional ice hockey right winger. He played a career total of 18 years in the National Hockey League (NHL). He played for the Ottawa Senators and the Detroit Red Wings. He is best known for being the captain of the Senators from 1999–2013. He also played in the Elitserien with Frölunda HC.
Before playing in the NHL, Alfredsson played 3 seasons in the Swedish Elite League with Frölunda HC. He was selected by the Senators with the 133rd overall pick in the 1994 NHL Draft. Alfredsson won the Calder Memorial Trophy in 1996. He returned to play for Frölunda HC for 15 games during the 2004–05 NHL lockout. He played for the Ottawa Senators for 17 seasons and served as their captain from 1999 to 2013. On July 5, 2013, Alfredsson signed a one-year, $5.5 million contract with the Detroit Red Wings.
On December 4, 2014, Alfredsson decided to sign a one-day contract to officially retire as a member of the Ottawa Senators.
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