Thread: Confirmed with Link: Claude Giroux named Captain of the Flyers
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01-15-2013, 09:12 PM
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Originally Posted by healthyscratch View Post
So what's an associate captain? Does Kimmo get AC on his jersey?
If I had to guess, it was their way of simply making clear that he is the primary alternate, if that makes sense. I don't think it will register any impact on the ice, except maybe that Timonen would take any ceremonial faceoffs (or any other "captain responsibilities" :sarcasm) in the event G is out.

...and I think it is the right call on Giroux.

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