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Sam Gagner-the Next Captain?…

Posted in Hockey with tags , , on August 28, 2013 by thebiggestmanintheworld

Word on the interwebs this morning is there is a new captain in town. His name? Sam Gagne. Oh, sorry, that’s Gagner. Whoops:) If true, and its repeatedly been called a rumour, it would make Gagner the 14th captain in franchise history. An odd time for the choice to be made, seeing as we have a new GM, new head coach, and we haven’t had training camp start yet. Either way, enough people are mentioning it, and I think it holds water. And here I was prepping a C for a #4 jersey…

I don’t think this is a terrible move. Gagner is young enough to talk to the kids without sounding like their dad, and is veteran enough to have the respect of the elders. You could say, this is more of a team move than giving the C to Hall or Eberle. Those two will more than likely have A’s on their chest, home or away, sharing duties with one of Smid and Ference. Fairly balanced, actually. The Radish strikes again! What a guy……