NHL History: Best Captain Ever of Each NHL Team, Part II

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NHL History: Best Captain Ever of Each NHL Team, Part II
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The most controversial pick for all-time captain in the first edition of this piece was Nick Lidstrom

In the first installment of this series, I took a look at the all-time captain for each NHL franchise.

The requirements for making the list were pretty simple: Every person had to be the team's captain at some point during their tenure, had to be among that franchise's greatest players and whatever success the franchise had could not have been only under another captain's leadership.

This led to some surprising choices that you can see by clicking the link above. None were more controversial than Nicklas Lidstrom over Steve Yzerman for the last team covered, the Detroit Red Wings.

Now the list picks up at the Edmonton Oilers and runs through the Ottawa Senators...read it anyway, because the teams between them are a little less obvious.

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