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Daniel Alfredsson

Daniel Alfredsson  #11

Right Wing
NUMBER: 11 BIRTHDATE: December 11, 1972
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Gothenburg, Sweden
WEIGHT: 203 DRAFTED: OTT / 1994 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 6th   (133rd overall)
A four-time Olympian and reigning Olympic gold medalist, at the age of 37 he is the second oldest player on Team Sweden (Nicklas Lidstrom 39).

He is one of only 10 players in the tournament appearing in their fourth consecutive Olympics (1998, 2002, 2006) and only Finland's Teemu Selanne has scored more points (24) in the last three Olympics than Alfredsson (20).

In many major Championships, he is often near the top of the scoring lists. At the 2006 Olympics, he led his team and finished tied for third in scoring with 10 points (5-5-10). At the 2005 World Championship, he tied Daniel Sedin for the team lead with nine points (3-6-9) in nine games and at the 2004 World Cup, he tied U.S. forward Mike Modano for the tournament lead with six assists.

Quote of the Day

He scores 50 goals, they go in, they go in, and they go in. And I think, 'Why can't I do that?'

— Capitals forward Brooks Laich on teammate Alex Ovechkin, who scored his 50th goal of the season Tuesday in a 4-2 win vs. the Hurricanes