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Daniel Alfredsson takes Canadian citizenship oath at World Cup of Hockey

More than 100 people, including former Ottawa Senators captain Daniel Alfredsson, got their Canadian citizenship at a ceremony held Tuesday during World Cup of Hockey festivities in Toronto.

Former Senators captain takes oath in Toronto

Daniel Alfredsson took the Canadian citizenship oath on Tuesday at a World Cup of Hockey event in Toronto. (The Canadian Press)

More than 100 people, including former Ottawa Senators captain Daniel Alfredsson, got their Canadian citizenship at a ceremony held during World Cup of Hockey festivities in Toronto on Tuesday.

Alfredsson, a native of Sweden who spent most of his career with Ottawa, was among 102 people to become citizens at a ceremony attended by NHL commissioner Gary Bettman and NHL Players' Association executive director Donald Fehr.

Cassie Campbell-Pascall, the former captain of the Canadian women's hockey team, presided over the event.​

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