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  1. NHL teams shouldn’t simply hand the “C” to their best player

    Feb 23, 2012, 8:00 AM EDT

    New York Rangers v Washington Capitals

    Rick Nash doesn’t exactly scream “captain material” to most people.

  2. Discussing bigger leadership roles for Steven Stamkos, Erik Johnson

    Sep 25, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

    Lightning Bruins Hockey

    While the Lightning ponder putting an ‘A’ on Steven Stamkos’ sweater, should the Avalanche make Erik Johnson their next captain?

  3. Islanders make Mark Streit the NHL’s first Swiss-born captain

    Sep 21, 2011, 2:46 PM EDT

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    Reports indicate that the Islanders tabbed veteran blueliner Mark Streit as their new captain. That would make him the first Swiss-born NHL player to wear the “C.”

  4. Sean Bergenheim hopes to continue playoff momentum and help Panthers break their slump

    Sep 19, 2011, 9:30 AM EDT

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    Sean Bergenheim

    Sean Bergenheim thinks that he can maintain his playoff breakthrough pace, but the numbers don’t really support his claim. In other Panthers news, the team is still debating which player should be their next captain.

  5. Rangers make Ryan Callahan their new captain, tab Marc Staal and Brad Richards as alternates

    Sep 12, 2011, 11:33 AM EDT

    Ryan Callahan

    The Rangers justified many people’s expectations by handing the captaincy to popular forward Ryan Callahan. Marc Staal and Brad Richards will serve as alternates.

  6. John Tavares says that he’d love to be the Islanders’ next captain

    Sep 8, 2011, 2:43 PM EDT

    New York Islanders Draft Party

    John Tavares expressed interest in becoming the next Islanders captain, now that the position was vacated by Doug Weight’s retirement.

  7. Kings have plenty of leadership after offseason moves

    Sep 2, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

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    Mike Richards

    With the additions of former captains Mike Richards, Ethan Moreau, and alternate captain Simon Gagne, the Los Angeles Kings will have plenty of leadership in their locker room next season.

  8. Blues hoping to pick new captain in training camp

    Aug 25, 2011, 10:41 PM EDT

    David Backes, Alexander Steen, Brad Boyes

    For months, the St. Louis Blues have been trying to select a new captain. Now, we find out they’re not even sure if they want to go with a single captain or a rotating group of players.

  9. Zdeno Chara develops into the leader the Bruins hoped he could be

    May 30, 2011, 1:00 PM EDT

    Tampa Bay Lightning v Boston Bruins - Game Seven

    More and more, Boston’s captain Zdeno Chara is embracing the emotional side of his leadership role, according to CSN’s Joe Haggerty.

  10. Alex Ovechkin embraces leadership role in Washington

    Mar 12, 2011, 3:57 PM EDT

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    Many have wondered aloud about Alex Ovechkin’s ability to lead a team. What he’s doing this year with the Caps is proving those doubters to be foolish.

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