Source: Alfredsson leaving Senators
Detroit and Boston are the front-runners to land Alfredsson, and sources suggest that the Red Wings have the best shot.
Alfredsson, 40, has been with Ottawa since 1995-96. He has 426 career goals in 1,178 games played.
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