Alfredsson to receive honorary Doctor of Laws degree

From captain to ... doctor?

Retired Ottawa Senators forward Daniel Alfredsson will receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree June 7 at Carleton University's spring convocation, according to CBC's Andrew Foote.

The 43-year-old will be one of 15 people receiving honorary degrees at the ceremony, according to Joanne Laucius from the Ottawa Citizen.

Alfredsson played 17 of his 18 NHL seasons with the Senators - 14 as captain - and has long been active in the Ottawa community, working with the Ottawa Senators Foundation and Royal Ottawa Foundation for Mental Health.

He currently serves as the Senators' senior advisor of hockey operations.

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