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Sep 28, 2014
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According to Detroit General Manager Ken Holland, Daniel Alfredsson (back) has made some progress.

Alfredsson skating to test his back on his own

DETROIT >> Daniel Alfredsson continued to skate on his own Wednesday, trying to determine if his back will allow him to play one more season. “He says he feels better and I think this week will be an important week,” …
Rotoworld Sep 28, 2014

Daniel Alfredsson (back) making progress - Daniel Alfredsson (W) Detroit Red Wings

According to Detroit General Manager Ken Holland, Daniel Alfredsson (back) has made some progress.
Silver Seven Sep 21, 2014
Weekly Question: Best Defensive Defensemen

Weekly Question: Best Defensive Defensemen

Today's Weekly Question looks at the best defensive blueliners in Senators history. The most celebrated defensemen in team history were offensive threats like Wade Redden or complete players like Zdeno Chara. But Ottawa has had a few shutdown types over the years. Today's Weekly Question asks: which player is the best defensive defenseman in team history? Chris Phillips Not as dominant as many first-overall picks, Chris has had one of the most successful NHL careers of anyone in his draft class. His 16 years of service is second only to Daniel Alfredsson in club history. While there have...

Alfredsson won’t attend Wings training camp; team won’t rush him for decision on his future

DETROIT >> Daniel Alfredsson’s future in the NHL appears to be over. Wings general manager Ken Holland has confirmed that Alfredsson won’t be attending training camp due to his ailing back. “His back isn’t allowing him to skate so we’re …
Grand Rapids Press Sep 16, 2014
Daniel Alfredsson not ready for training camp but Red Wings aren't counting him out yet

Daniel Alfredsson not ready for training camp but Red Wings aren't counting him out yet

General manager Ken Holland said he'll be patient as Alfredsson tries to return from a back injury that plagued him for the second half of last season.

Alfredsson’s agent says client will take time after recent setback before deciding on future

DETROIT >> Daniel Alfredsson’s future in the NHL appears pretty bleak. With the Wings scheduled to hit the ice Friday in Traverse City to opening training camp, Alfredsson has not taken part in any informal on-ice workouts at Joe Louis …
Detroit News Sep 15, 2014

Daniel Alfredsson, 41, will miss part of Wings' camp with back injury

Alfredsson didn't skate during Monday's informal conditioning skate — he hasn't participated in them since early last week — as he continues to be hindered by nerve issues in his lower back.
Grand Rapids Press Sep 15, 2014
Daniel Alfredsson might not be ready for Red Wings training camp; defenseman Aaron Rome gets tryout

Daniel Alfredsson might not be ready for Red Wings training camp; defenseman Aaron Rome gets tryout

The Red Wings appear to have made some progress in contract talks with defenseman Danny DeKeyser as camp nears.

Doesn’t appear Alfredsson will be ready to report to training camp on time

DETROIT >> Daniel Alfredsson continues to be absent during the Wings’ informal on-ice skates at Joe Louis Arena. “My instincts would probably say that I’m not sure he’ll be able to report to camp on Wednesday,” Wings general manager Ken …
Artic Ice Hockey Sep 11, 2014

FlightZone: Wheeler Clears the Air

Wheeler clears the air, Koivu retires, and Daniel Alfredsson tweaks his back. There's a great children's book called Something From Nothing. I should read it before reacting to anything from Evander Kane. Saku Koivu retired and the tributes to him poured out from Montreal. It was there that he fought cancer and raised money for that very cause. Famed Leafs blogger Steve Dangle has been hired by Sportsnet. Ryan Suter made a statement following his father's death and I wish we lived in an age when he didn't have to speak publicly about it. Daniel Alfredsson is suffering from old man...
Winging It In Motown Sep 11, 2014

Quick Hits: Alfredsson Has A Setback; Saku Koivu Retires

Red Wings News Daniel Alfredsson has setback, may go to Detroit Red Wings camp without contract | Detroit Free PressYeah, I do not know about this guys. A setback is the last thing Alfie needed right now. He should be able to assess his physical ability better at camp, since there will be a bit more of a fast-paced, competitive edge there, although nothing like what it will be like in the NHL. Red Wings' Jonathan Ericsson (broken finger) still not fully healed but will be ready for season opener | MLive.com Ericsson's broken finger has to be one of the most debilitating finger injuries in...
Detroit News Sep 10, 2014

Back sidelines Daniel Alfredsson, who still is considering future with Red Wings

Daniel Alfredsson's return to the Red Wings may have it a bit of a roadblock. Alfredsson stayed off the ice the past two days, said general manager Ken Holland, because Alfredsson felt a 'tweak' in his back.

Alfredsson has yet to skate this week with team after suffering a minor setback

DETROIT >> There’s a reason Daniel Alfredsson hasn’t taken part in any informal on-ice workouts this week … he’s suffered a minor setback. “If we have to wait a little bit, we will,” Wings general manager Ken Holland said. “It’s …
Grand Rapids Press Sep 10, 2014

Daniel Alfredsson has minor setback, might go to Red Wings training camp before deciding future

Alfredsson might need to go through training camp before determining if his back will enable him to play another season.
Winging It In Motown Sep 9, 2014

Quick Hits: Raphael Diaz Chooses The Flames Over The Wings

Red Wings News Report: Diaz passes on Wings, will attend Flames camp instead | ProHockeyTalkWe hardly knew thou! From his point of view, he has a much greater chance of making the Flames roster than he had of earning a spot with the Wings. Daniel Alfredsson getting encouragement to return to Wings - CBC This is truly a "him decision". If he feels that his body is up for another season, he will return, if not, then the opposite will be true. Even if he can only play between 50-60 games, his presence and contribution will be much appreciated. Ilitches to host info session for potential...

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