Weber Named Nashville Captain

It wasn’t an announcement that came with the egotistical fanfare of the LeBron James revelation, but the Nashville Predators have named defenceman Shea Weber as team captain. Weber will be the fifth captain in the team’s history. He’s also the first captain to be drafted by the Predators, so he’s a nice fit for theContinue reading “Weber Named Nashville Captain”

Patrick Marleau Out as Sharks Captain

According to San Jose Sharks head coach Todd McLellan, Patrick Marleau will not be serving as the captain of the team in the upcoming NHL season. On top of that news, McLellan revealed that the alternate captaincy positions were also currently vacant. Joe Thornton and Mike Grier were serving as alternates for the 2008-2009 season,Continue reading “Patrick Marleau Out as Sharks Captain”

Rangers Name Chris Drury Captain

The day before the Rangers set to open the 2008-2009 NHL season, they named their team captain. Chris Drury got the role on the Broadway, being named the captain one night before the club opened the regular season in the Czech Republic. Drury was the co-captain of the Sabres in Buffalo with Daniel Briere beforeContinue reading “Rangers Name Chris Drury Captain”

Chi-Town Names Toews Captain

The third youngest captain in NHL history turns out to be Jonathan Toews of the Chicago Blackhawks. Only Pittsburgh Penguins centre Sidney Crosby and Tampa Bay Lightning centre Vincent Lecavalier, both while still 19, became captains at a younger age than the 20-year-old Toews. Toews, a Winnipeg native, led all rookies last season in goalsContinue reading “Chi-Town Names Toews Captain”