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"I'm not sure how long he'll be out -- it's not critical but he's not feeling well, so we'll keep him out for a bit," Senators general manager Bryan Murray told ESPN.com on the phone from Calgary.
Alfredsson is hopeful that he'll be able to return to
the lineup in less than two weeks for the reeling Senators, who
have lost 10 straight.
"I've been having a little bit of a problem the last few weeks
especially," the veteran forward said Wednesday. "I was hoping the
All-Star break was going to help me to go forward but the last two
games, it hasn't been as good as I would have liked."
The 38-year-old Alfredsson has 31 points (14 goals, 17 assists)
in 54 games this season.
Jesse Winchester is also out with a lower-body injury, Murray added.
Pierre LeBrun covers the NHL for ESPN.com. Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.
The Senators have lost captain Daniel Alfredsson to a lower body injury.