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Report: Daniel Alfredsson spurns Bruins for Red Wings

According to multiple reports, Senators captain Daniel Alfredsson [1] has informed Ottawa that he plans to sign with the Red Wings.

The Bruins were said to be one of the finalists to land the services of the 40-year-old free agent, who has 426 goals and 682 assists in 1,178 games over 17 NHL [2] seasons, all with Ottawa. He is the franchise’s regular-season and playoff record-holder for games, goals, assists and points.

The Swedish forward was chosen by the Sens in the sixth round of the 1994 NHL [3] draft and won the Calder Trophy as the league’s top rookie in 1995-96. He has played in six All-Star Games, most recently in 2012.