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OTTAWA - The Ottawa Senators have a big week ahead and cant get caught up dwelling on one game even if its against former captain Daniel Alfredsson. [url=]Adidas Superstar 80s Metal Toe Uomo/Donna Superstar 80S Nere/Bianche[/url] . The Senators will face Alfredsson for the first time Wednesday since the 40-year-old chose to leave Ottawa and sign with the Detroit Red Wings as a free agent this past summer. Alfredssons decision came as a shock to many, and while fans might still be reeling, the players say theyve moved on, adding Wednesdays game in Detroit is more about two points on the road and beating a division rival than facing a former teammate. "Its more (weird) for him," said new captain Jason Spezza. "Were used to seeing one guy move on and play for a different team and play against teammates youve played with. It will be different because its Alfie, but I think it will be harder for him playing against Ottawa because its the only place hes ever played." Senators coach Paul MacLean has great memories from his own time in Detroit, where he served as an assistant coach to Mike Babcock. But as far as hes concerned, this is just one more game on the schedule. "Were just going there to play the Red Wings," said MacLean. "Thats all my focus is on is were playing the Red Wings. Thats a big enough task in my book. "They have lots of good players. Daniel is one of them so our focus is on the Red Wings and how they play as a team, not one guy." MacLean has reason to worry. Going into Mondays games, the Red Wings led the Atlantic Division, with Alfredsson putting up one goal and nine points through his first nine games. Meanwhile, the Senators were sixth. Senators tough guy Chris Neil says it will be a little strange to see Alfredsson in a different jersey, but says he wont get any special treatment. If the opportunity to finish a check on Alfredsson arises, he wont think twice. "At the end of the day hes just on another team," said Neil, who spent 11 seasons with Alfredsson. "Its not like hes not our friend, but youve got to go out and play hard against him. For us we want to get the two points and thats the bottom line. Its no different than playing other friends on other teams." While the Senators seem to have adjusted to life without Alfredsson, there is perhaps no one who misses him more than Erik Karlsson. The Senators defenceman lived with Alfredsson and his family as a rookie and the two Swedes were extremely close. "Its been very different," Karlsson said. "Hes been here as long as Ive been here and longer than that as well. Its just something that you were used to and someone you were used to having around all the time. Its different, but its going well. Im still a happy guy and even though I miss him were still talking every once in a while so its all good." As for facing his former mentor, Karlsson doesnt anticipate it being as big a deal as many are making it out to be. "Its going to be different in a way, but I think once the game starts its not going to be on anyones mind its going to be like a regular game. Maybe if we see him before the game and after its going to be a little bit weird, but once the puck drops I think its going to be just like normal." Alfredsson had a great deal of influence on the franchise and the community and Neil understands the emotional impact the former captains departure has had, but he says everyone needs to move on. "The city of Ottawa is going to miss him and as teammates of his for so long we miss him too, but he turned the page. Weve got to turn the page too," he said. "You dont dwell on it, you just go out, focus on the task at hand and thats to beat the Detroit Red Wings." [url=]Scarpe Donna Adidas Originals Superstar 2 Nere/Bianche[/url] . 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