Thread: Confirmed with Link: Landeskog Named Captain of Avalanche
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09-04-2012, 01:06 PM
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Originally Posted by RobinDIF View Post
I dont like it when you name your youngster player captain just cause he is your future star or best player bla bla..

But in this case, I really think that he is the most suitable leader. Despite his age.
That's just one of the many things that make him a special player, hes been named captain at an early age at every level and excelled. I always thought O'Reilly put to much pressure on himself without the C, I could only imagine how much pressure he would put on himself with it.

Like another poster said, he was pretty much born with a C on his chest. I was wondering if they might do this in the case that he would be captain next year, because he falls in line with a young captain like Toews.

I think Crosby was kind of a "Star player" move but guys like Toews and Landeskog actually deserve to be among the youngest captains in NHL history.

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