Alfredsson joins Detroit on busy free agency day (Reuters)

(Reuters) - Swede Daniel Alfredsson ended his 17-season career with the Ottawa Senators and signed for the Detroit Red Wings on Friday as National Hockey League's free agency opened with a flurry of player movement. Alfredsson, a 40-year-old All-Star right wing, was captain of the Senators and his decision not to re-sign with the team was a surprise. "We had a lot of discussions here with our family leading up to this the last few days and it pretty much came down to a selfish decision in terms of I have not won the Stanley Cup," the Swede told reporters. ...

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