Thread: Confirmed with Link: Salvador Named Next Devils' Captain
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01-17-2013, 11:43 AM
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Originally Posted by apice3 View Post
I am willing to bet everything I own that they chose Sal to be a captain because he makes for a good captain as opposed to Henrique, Larsson, or Zajac or whoever making for a good captain 3 years from now.

There is no guarantee that any of those 3 players are Devils 3 years from now. Obviously I would expect them to be here, but hockey is a business. Assuming you're a playoff contender and not rebuilding, you make decisions based on works now. If we're doing things only to benefit ourselves 3 years from now, this franchise has done a complete 180.
And I`m not saying anything else, just think about it for a second.

Sal is a good choice now and it gives them the opportunity to give it to someone younger when he retires.

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