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Sens now evasive on honoring Alfredsson

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07:26 AM ET 07.09 | Has Daniel Alfredsson done enough over the course of his career to see his No. 11 raised to the rafters at Canadian Tire Centre? Of course, right? "We'll see," Senators president/CEO Cyril Leeder said Monday. "I'm not going to prejudge that now. That's an announcement that should come at a different point in time." How about the front office or management job with the team that was said to be waiting for Alfredsson when he decided to quit playing? Does the offer owner Eugene Melnyk publicly made remain on the table? "I think that's still to be determined," said Leeder. "I don't think that was a foregone conclusion, that Daniel was going to come and work for the organization. I know that had been talked about by a number of people."

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July 9, 2013  08:05 AM ET

"We'll see," Senators president/CEO Cyril Leeder said Monday. "I'm not going to prejudge that now. That's an announcement that should come at a different point in time."

Exactly.

July 9, 2013  08:25 AM ET

Indeed. Totally inappropriate questions at this juncture

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July 9, 2013  09:11 AM ET
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Indeed. Totally inappropriate questions at this juncture

ineed indeed....he is still playing....

July 9, 2013  09:18 AM ET
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Gotta agree with Otis and BG. Retiring Alfie's number is for after he retires completely.

I'm on board with Otis, BG Dave, Rex and Spiny. Danny.....not so much.

July 9, 2013  09:19 AM ET
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I'm on board with Otis, BG Dave, Rex and Spiny. Danny.....not so much.

LOL!

July 9, 2013  09:25 AM ET
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Ottawa should have signed Matt Cooke to kill Alfie.

You're taking it too far. Cutting his Achilles tendon's enough. :-)

July 9, 2013  09:30 AM ET
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I'm on board with Otis, BG Dave, Rex and Spiny. Danny.....not so much.

Forgive him Bishop. He's posting from under water.

July 9, 2013  09:33 AM ET
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Indeed. Totally inappropriate questions at this juncture

+1

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July 9, 2013  09:43 AM ET

I thought perhaps BB's liquor cabinet exploded

July 9, 2013  09:43 AM ET
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It looks like water, but in reality it's just the Kool-Aid overflowing.

My bad, so its a normal day then?

July 9, 2013  10:09 AM ET

"I can tell you this: all those things you mentioned, we definitely will not be doing them for Dany Heatley."

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July 9, 2013  10:23 AM ET

It may be too early to discuss it......but it's going to happen. Front office job? Not so sure.

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July 9, 2013  11:38 AM ET
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ineed indeed....he is still playing....

a lot slower though with all that cash in his wallet

 
July 9, 2013  11:45 AM ET
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Indeed. Totally inappropriate questions at this juncture

But you can almost guess now why he left.

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