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    Rangers Announce Five Alternate Captains This Season

    "Everyone says you should be a good loser. If youíre a good loser, youíre a loser."
    - John Tortorella


    "Never be a spectator of unfairness or stupidity. Seek out argument and disputation for their own sake; the grave will supply plenty of time for silence."
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    Oh this is stupid
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    Kevin Hayes traded confirmed

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    Twitter memes were funny.

    I'm not one for giving the "C" to Kreider. He hasn't demonstrated a full season's worth of leadership just yet. Always talks a good game at the beginning of the season but his on ice effort wanes. Zucc is the most likely leader from this bunch but as others have mentioned...does he survive the trade deadline?

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    I don’t care about a C, I just think they should have more guys wearing As, like 12 or 13.
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    They don't want captain because he will most likely get traded by the deadline.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Vodka Drunkenski View Post
    They don't want captain because he will most likely get traded by the deadline.
    Or will get a terrible contract come free agency
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    I think it’s telling that Hayes didn’t get an “A”. I kind of wish they did like what other young teams did and have rotating “A”’s.

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    What this tells me is that Staal is pretty clearly the de facto captain. Might not be a bad idea, either. For all he lacks on the ice, off it, there's probably not a more model citizen for teaching young players to be pros.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Phil in Absentia View Post
    What this tells me is that Staal is pretty clearly the de facto captain. Might not be a bad idea, either. For all he lacks on the ice, off it, there's probably not a more model citizen for teaching young players to be pros.
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    Wait, no "A" for McLeod ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Phil in Absentia View Post
    What this tells me is that Staal is pretty clearly the de facto captain. Might not be a bad idea, either. For all he lacks on the ice, off it, there's probably not a more model citizen for teaching young players to be pros.
    I agree. He has been one of the go to guys on the team by the media and he is always talking to the refs.

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    They should have a wheel, and spin it before games to pick the A's
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    You don't need a letter on your sweater to be a leader.




































    So we'll give everyone a letter.

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    The NHL video games don't even let you have 5 A's, it's so ridiculous. A fantasy draft option exists but multiple alternative captains are never implemented haha.

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    Where's my "A"???

    Wait...I think we all should get one!! I thought everyone gets a trophy nowadays!! That's it!!! I'm going to therapy and complain to my mom and dad that my entitlement has been violated.....I'm suing everyone as well!

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    Not unheard of. Couple teams have done it. The Rangers themselves had 5 lester during their ECF season

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    I think you go with 5 As if you think 1 or 2 of these guys might get traded by the trade deadline.
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