Report: Alfredsson to retire in Ottawa Dec. 4

Daniel Alfredsson has played 18 seasons, but he will call it a career on December 4th in Ottawa. (Adrian Wyld/CP)

With no relief in sight for his ailing bad back, Daniel Alfredsson is set to retire on Dec. 4th in Ottawa, and possibly as a member of the Senators.

Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun has confirmed that the Senators will hold a ceremony for its former captain prior to the club’s game versus the New York Islanders at the Canadian Tire Centre on Dec. 4.

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Alfredsson spent the 2013-14 season with the Detroit Red Wings following a dramatic split with the Senators. The 41-year old has totaled 444 goals and 1,157 points in 1,246 games over his career.

It is possible that the Alfredsson signs a contract with the Senators to retire as a member of the team he spent 17 seasons with.

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