Daniel Alfredsson

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Daniel Alfredsson
Daniel Alfredsson 2013-05-24.JPG
Born December 11, 1972 (1972-12-11) (age 41)
Gothenburg, Sweden
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight 205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)
Position Right wing
Shoots Right
NHL team
Former teams
Detroit Red Wings
Ottawa Senators
National team Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden
NHL Draft 133rd overall, 1994
Ottawa Senators
Playing career 1992–present

Daniel Alfredsson (born 11 December 1972) is a Swedish NHL ice hockey right winger that currently plays for the Detroit Red Wings.

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.[1]

He plays for the Sweden men's national ice hockey team and won the gold medal with them during the 2006 Winter Olympics.

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