Alfredsson stays at Ottawa

Alfredsson stays at Ottawa

01 Aug 2012 | Fredrik Pålsson
 

Swedish NHL star Daniel Alfredsson announces that he will return to Ottawa for a 17th season.

 
 
 
 

The 39 year old Daniel Alfredsson who turns 40 in December has been taking some time after the World Championship this spring to think about if he should return to Ottawa for another season or not. And after about three months of thinking the Senators' captain and fan favourtie has decided to go back to Canada for another season in the NHL with the Ottawa Senators.

"I'm excited to get ready for another season. I've been training for about a month and a half and my body feels a lot further ahead of where it was last year at this point. I expect to come into camp fitter and stronger than I did last year", Alfredsson said according the web site of the Ottawa Senators. NHL Betting.

Alfredsson is NHL's longest serving captain and leads the Senators all-time in both regular season and playoff games, goals, assists and points having played 1131 regular season games scoring 1082 points and 111 playoff games with 90 points.

"I'm very, very excited," GM Bryan Murray told ottawasenators.com. "We hoped for this all along but to get it confirmed, I think, is great for the franchise and great for the city. Certainly, I know it’s going to be great for our young players because he’s a leader and a mentor for a number of them. If they’ll follow his work ethic, we know we’ll be a competitive team".

 

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