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by Paul on 08/11/14 at 05:16 PM ET
from Ansar Khan of Mlive,
"My take is we're probably going to try to do something with Alfie," Red Wings general manager Ken Holland said Monday. "He had a good year, 19 goals. When he was healthy, he was valuable."
Alfredsson, 41, intended to start skating this week in Sweden, in part to see how his back responds. He's expected to skate with many Red Wings players the first week of September, prior to training camp on Sept. 18.
"Certainly, I don't look at Alfie thinking he's going to play 82 games," Holland said. "When you got (Gustav) Nyquist and (Tomas) Tatar and (Tomas) Jurco and (Luke) Glendening and (Riley) Sheahan, if we can get a certain amount of games out of (Alfredsson), we would feel like he would be a real positive addition.
"But at the end of the day I think he wants to (skate) and we want to see him skate every day for 2-3 weeks and then let's see how he feels."
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