With the off-season re-structuring underway, many things are unclear regarding next year's rosters. How about we toss another wrench into the system?
While the captain designation means little to some, it's everything and then some in the locker room. A team is represented by a leader in all facets of operation. Besides being a team leader on the ice, the captain leads his team under public eye.
A captain must lead as not only a role model, but also serve as a rallying point when facing adversity. The heart one plays with can't be found bigger than in your team captain.
Take a look at five players who should serve as captains next season, whether it may be through on-ice production or off-ice stoicism. The NHL captain is a rare breed and at that we look into who shall don the "C" in 2010.