To be named a captain of an NHL team is a special honour.
The player who receives the "C" should embody the heart and soul of the franchise he plays for. Captains are complete players who make everyone around them better.
There are captains currently in the league from countries all around the world. Canadians are extremely prevalent as well as some Russians, Swedes and Slovaks. There are also currently Finnish and Swiss captains.
I want to focus this slideshow on the current Americans who proudly wear the "C" on their jerseys.
Let's take a closer look at the four American men who are currently trying to lead their teams to success.