Daniel Alfredsson played for the NHL's Ottawa Senators for 18 years and was the team's captain from 1999-2013. In the summer of 2013, at age 40, Alfredsson signed as a free agent with the Detroit Red Wings, his current NHL team. Alfredsson remains a mainstay on the Swedish Olympic hockey team. He won gold with Sweden at the 2006 Olympics, and also represented the country at the 2010, 2002 and 1998 Olympics.
- Won a gold medal at the 2006 Olympics.
- Won the NHL's King Clancy Award for possessing outstanding leadership skills, on and off the ice, in 2012.
- Played in the NHL All-Star Game in 1996, 1997, 1998, 2004, 2008 and 2012.
- Won the Calder Trophy as the NHL's rookie of the year in 1996.
- Is the Ottawa Senators' all-time leader in goals, assists and points.
- Won silver medals at the World Championships in 2004 and 1995, and bronze medals in 1999 and 2001.
Things to know:
1. Captain of the Ottawa Senators from 1999-2013, he was the NHL's longest tenured captain when he signed with the Detroit Red Wings in 2013.
2. His brother, Henric, is a member of the police force in Ottawa.
3. During the 2005-06 season, he scored the first shootout goal in NHL regular-season history.