Colorado Avalanche: Milan Hejduk Should Lose Captaincy in Offseason

March 10th, 2012 by Kevin Goff Leave a reply »
Milan Hejduk has been a fantastic player for the Colorado Avalanche and remains one of the leaders on the team. 

That being said, Hejduk is no longer the best leader on the team, and Colorado should appoint a new captain.

This shouldn't be done as a way to send a message to Hejduk and punish him for not being productive enough as captain, but rather to recognize the leadership that has developed in the young core of the Avalanche.

Make no mistake about it, I love Milan Hejduk and believe that he has been one of the best players to don the Burgundy and Blue, but Hejduk represents an older era from the Avalanche and it's time to acknowledge the new era of stars on the team.

All season long, Ryan O'Reilly has been the guy that has stepped up in big situations to help his team find ways to get points.

Gabriel Landeskog is already showing spectacular leadership abilities and was even named rookie of the month with his fantastic February.

Hejduk has simply just lost his touch this season, especially when it comes to goal scoring.

Hejduk has had an impressive run of 20-goal seasons that will end at the end o ...

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