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12-12-2012, 09:41 PM
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Originally Posted by HossTheBoss View Post
I don't think RNH will be the captain. An assistant? Sure.. but I think it makes more sense to have a returning player be captain as opposed to the guy who was in the NHL, simply because he was in the NHL. The WJC is a different beast. The pressure these kids face during the WJC is unlike anything most of them will ever feel in their careers and in Edmonton, I don't think RNH has faced anything as pressure-packed as an elimination game at the WJC.
That, as well as the fact I'd rather him focus on getting the puck in the back of the net and winning games than focusing on being a leader on the team.

Get him to go out there and play his natural game whether or not it involves him wearing a letter or not. That'll get us the gold.

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