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04-03-2013, 05:39 PM
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The next Sabres captain isn't on the roster today.
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04-03-2013, 05:41 PM
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How many/who are the past captains in the franchise now? from all levels..

Larsson
McCabe
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In addition to Larsson and McCabe, the following captained at the junior or collegiate level: Biega, Foligno, Flynn, Girgensons, Hodgson, M.MacKenzie, McNabb, Porter, Pysyk.

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04-03-2013, 05:42 PM
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The next captain will be Vanek. There's no reason for the Sabres not to lock him up and when they wave a giant contract in front of him he'll sign rather than waiting a year to go to UFA. Pegula will be working this behind scenes.

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04-03-2013, 06:04 PM
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If they want to assign a new C, it should go to Vanek. If Pegula/Regier have any hopes or plans of re-signing him, imagine how slighted it would make Vanek feel to not put the C on him for the next year or so. Not only is Pominville in Minny now, but he had ties there from playing at The U of M. Throw in a sort of slight/insult(?) by not giving him the C, or giving it to a younger and less tenured player and it won't matter if they want him back. He'll be as good as gone, and hope to take Heatley's cap space in 14-15.

If they have no future plans for him, then whatever, but I think by not giving him the C now (or soon) it pretty much puts the writing on the wall. The guy cares and takes a beating. People don't like the anger/disappointment he shows, but he acts just like a pretty well loved and respected Yankee named Paul O'Neill, who was the textbook definition of fiery competitiveness. I think he deserves it until he's not a Sabre anymore.

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04-03-2013, 06:18 PM
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I like Ott but he isn't captain material IMO. The guy takes way too many stupid penalties to wear the C.

I'd like Ehrhoff to get it.

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04-03-2013, 06:42 PM
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Ya, lets have Versuz refer to our captain as a pest.


BRILLIANT!

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04-03-2013, 06:57 PM
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Kaleta for captain.

Simply for the lulz that would ensue on the main board

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04-03-2013, 07:29 PM
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04-03-2013, 09:33 PM
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The next Sabres captain isn't on the roster today.
Agreed, but I think he was a week ago.



The more I think, the more I become convinced that Regehr is re-signing here for 2 years at reasonable money and we're slapping the C on him until a young guy is ready.

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04-03-2013, 10:14 PM
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Agreed, but I think he was a week ago.



The more I think, the more I become convinced that Regehr is re-signing here for 2 years at reasonable money and we're slapping the C on him until a young guy is ready.



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04-03-2013, 10:16 PM
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Just a hunch. Don't think I WANT it to happen, I just have this feeling.....

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Agreed, but I think he was a week ago.



The more I think, the more I become convinced that Regehr is re-signing here for 2 years at reasonable money and we're slapping the C on him until a young guy is ready.
Folks said that about Gaustad last year. Then he liked Nashville and stayed.

Regehr's more likely to resign in LA with Sutter than come back to Buffalo.

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04-03-2013, 10:21 PM
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Ya, lets have Versuz refer to our captain as a pest.


BRILLIANT!

Who cares? He's clearly a leader and everything you hear about the guy says he's a consummate teammate. Give him the C. If Vanek were ready, he'd have had it by now.

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04-04-2013, 11:00 PM
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Just did a tally and it sounds like Sabres fans want

C - Ott
A- Vanek
A - Ehroff

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04-04-2013, 11:07 PM
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Just did a tally and it sounds like Sabres fans want

C - Ott
A- Vanek
A - Ehroff
No, we don't.

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04-05-2013, 12:13 AM
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I think the top choices would be Vanek, Ott, Hecht (unlikely, but they seem to love him so much), or Foligno ( again unlikely, but you never know). My bets on Vanek. I think it just makes too much sense. Trade Miller and Stafford and let him know this is team to show the way to.

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04-05-2013, 12:57 AM
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No, we don't.
Count. Seems like they do.

I'm leaning towards Ehrhoff, though the fact that he doesn't have an A yet might mean something...?

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04-05-2013, 01:00 AM
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If Vanek is going to commit to being here I think he should wear the C, I'm of the belief that your best OR most important player should wear it and I feel like he fits in both categories.

I think Ehrhoff should wear an A as the franchise's top defenseman.

as for my 3rd choice, and people are probably going to think I'm nuts... Leino. When he said to the media that "guys are just too nice around here" I absolutely fell in love with the guy.

If it came down to it, I'd be fine with Ott wearing an A... but I'd much rather "Captain Pest" not become a thing.

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04-05-2013, 06:17 AM
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vanek for captain petition on facebook...

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Give-...ax_wizard=true

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04-05-2013, 07:06 AM
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Who cares? He's clearly a leader and everything you hear about the guy says he's a consummate teammate. Give him the C. If Vanek were ready, he'd have had it by now.
A lot of people care. People care about not having our captain mouthing off at other teams' coaches and refs, especially in the same game that he watched one of our skill player get boarded from behind, proceeded to do nothing about it despite standing 15 feet away, then watched his best buddy and one of the worst fighters in the league get his ass kicked because Ott wasn't man enough to address the situation immediately--how 90% of this fanbase gives the guy a free ****ing pass over that incident is mind-blowing. A lot of people don't want our captain running around taking bad penalties and hurting the team.

He gives good interviews. He tries hard. People like him. He still shouldn't be the captain of an NHL team.

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04-05-2013, 08:11 AM
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How sad that we have nobody to be the captain on the roster except one guy And he doesn't want to be here any more

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04-05-2013, 08:52 AM
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Ugh.

This is where I'd love to see Black come out and say "We're not assigning a captain until we have a legitimate leader. We're not assigning one just to assign one. The end."

The annual captaincy drama creates so much unnecessary noise. This isn't something that should be forced.

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Ugh.

This is where I'd love to see Black come out and say "We're not assigning a captain until we have a legitimate leader. We're not assigning one just to assign one. The end."
I get that, and he'd be right, but how would that go over with the locker room? Not very well.

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I get that, and he'd be right, but how would that go over with the locker room? Not very well.
Yeah, I was coming at it purely from the perspective of a fan.

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04-05-2013, 09:50 AM
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Bring back the rotating captaincy. If you play a good game and score a goal, you get to wear the C for next game.But Rolston has to make sure that every player gets the C atleast once. We can't let anyone's feelings get hurt.

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