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02-02-2012, 06:55 PM
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Originally Posted by Aquiace View Post
Lidstrom will be 43 in 2014 but the idea of him still playing and still being good are hard to dismiss at this point.

Also, I doubt Iginla will be captain. I suspect Canada will go with skill over experience. I'd wager Crosby (if he's back and healthy) or if not, maybe Toews, Stamkos, Tavares

Backes would probably make a good captain. Other options would be Kessel, Ryan, Parise, Kesler or Suter if a defensemen.
I'm a Leaf fan, but LOL. Oh man. Kessel can't, nor will he ever be Captain of the United States Olympic National Team. I doubt he even gets the A given the other available leadership on the team. Kessel's a great player, but leadership just isn't his thing. That being said, I agree with Parise, Kesler, and Suter as being potential Captains.

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