Since 1986, the Detroit Red Wings have only had two captains - Steve Yzerman and Nicklas Lidstrom. With the latest reports from Yahoo Sports that Nicklas Lidstrom will announce his retirement at an 11 AM press conference on Thursday, it is only right to try and look ahead at the next step.
Who will be the next guy to wear the C in Hockeytown? One thing is for sure, it is going to be nearly impossible to fill the skates that Lidstrom is leaving behind. So lets take a look at the possibilities for the Wings, and who may be the guy leading the troops next season.