Daniel Alfredsson was selected by the Ottawa Senators in the1994 NHL entry draft and joined the club to start the 1995-96 season. Alfredsson would show the Senators he was the real deal, scoring 26 goals and adding 35 assists in his first season and was awarded the Calder Trophy. During his first NHL playoff series in 97, Alfredsson led the Senators in scoring and scored two game-winning goals but fell short to the Buffalo Sabres. The Sens named Daniel captain of the team for the 1999-2000. Entering his six seasons with the Sens, Alfredsson was starting to come into his own as one the top players in the league. Over the next four years he would produce over 70 points per season, before helping Sweden win a silver medal at the 2004 World Championships in Prague. Daniel topped that by winning Olympic gold in 2006 and surpassing the 100-point mark with 103 in 2005-06.in 2006 Daniel and the Sens would make it to the Stanley Cup Final, Alfredsson tallied 22 points in just 20 games during the post-season that year, eventually losing to the Anaheim Ducks. In the summer of 2013, Alfredsson signed as a free agent with the Detroit Red Wings. He would go on to play in 68 games for Wings during 2013-14, scoring 18 goals and 31 assists for 49 points. After only one season with Detroit, Daniel would hang up his skates. On December 4, 2014 he signed a one-day contract with Ottawa to officially retire as a member of the Senators.