Forever a Senator – Senators retire Daniel Alfredsson’s number 11

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The Ottawa Senators are really knocking it out of the park as they honor Daniel Alfredsson’s career and retire his number 11 during Thursday’s game against the Detroit Red Wings.

The Red Wings, of course, are the other team Alfredsson suited up for, although Alfie said all the right things on this memorable evening.

“I’m so proud to have my number retired here in Ottawa,” Alfredsson said. “I’ll forever be a Senator.”

Ottawa piled on a lot of great stuff for “#Celebrate11,” including Senators players wearing every sweater Alfredsson donned during his time with the team:

Honestly though, the highlight of the entire presentation might be the footage of young Alfie:

Nicely done, Sens.