Daniel “Alfie” Alfredsson, born in Gothenburg Sweden, was the most accomplished player in the history of the Ottawa Senators franchise. During his 17-year career with the Senators, Alfie played 1,178 regular season games in which he scored 426 goals and 1,108 points. His awards include Rookie of the Year, the 1996 Calder Cup, 2012 King Clancy Memorial Trophy, and in 2013, the Mark Messier NHL leadership award for his contributions on and off the ice. He is a seven-time NHL All-Star, and was the team captain at the 2012 All-Star game held in Ottawa. Internationally, Daniel has competed in five Olympic Games, winning gold in 2006 and silver in 2014, and has participated in seven World Championships, winning silver in 1995 and 2004 and bronze in 1999 and 2001.
Daniel was the face of the You Know Who I Am campaign at the Royal Ottawa Foundation for Mental Health and has volunteered much of his time to the Ottawa Boys and Girls Club. Daniel received Ottawa’s Key to the City in 2015, was inducted into the Ottawa Sports Hall of Fame in 2016 and the International Hockey Hall of Fame in 2018, and received an honorary Doctorate degree from Carleton University. In his retirement from professional hockey, Daniel now spends his time playing tennis, golf, and ‘hockey dad’ to his four boys.