Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Canadiens In No Hurry To Appoint New Captain

Montreal Canadiens' prospects line up during practice drill in Brossard on July 6, 2009. Photograph by: Phil Carpenter, The Gazette

From The Montreal Gazette:

MONTREAL - Fans are advised not to fret over which Canadiens player will wear the captain’s C next season because new head coach Jacques Martin isn’t worried.

In fact, Martin suggested the team may start the season without a captain.

“You have to develop your own leadership,” Martin said after viewing the first day of the Canadiens development camp in Brossard. “If nobody emerges as a captain, that’s not an issue for me.”

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My Comment: You need a Captain ... someone that some of the other players can look to.

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