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10-21-2012, 11:39 PM
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Originally Posted by DonthaveaCOWEN View Post
I think you'd probably be in the minority with that opinion. I think there's a much bigger feeling that Spezza will get the C when Alfie retires. Philly is fine with an A. It's just like Neil will probably never be a full time assistant captain for this team but there's no denying that he is one of the main leaders on this team
I guarantee the organization would recognize the leadership that Phillips has brought to the team for so many years and take notice of his tenure in Ottawa. Spezza will be captain (assuming he's here to stay for the long run) but it will be after Phillips.

I really don't see the organization ignoring the guy who's been an assistant captain for how many seasons now?

EDIT: Just saw danishh's post. 100% agree. I could see the team going to no captain route for a bit. However, I don't see Spezza taking captain over Phillips. Not a chance.

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