Habs Could Benefit From Awarding The “C”

March 13th, 2010 by Chris Read Leave a reply »
Despite lengthy injuries to a number of their star players this season, the Canadiens find themselves in a tie for sixth Place in the Eastern Conference. 

This by no means assures them of a playoff spot but they are moving up the standings at a torrid pace and before they get a chance to come back down, maybe they should think about naming a captain.  Here is a look at who I believe should get the nod.

There are a lot of new faces who could jump into the role:

Scott Gomez - He is probably the name you will hear most often linked with this prestigious honor.  And why not, he is the highest paid player on the team, he is now showing his true ability and he is a natural in front of the media spotlight.

Mike Cammalleri - A little stiff in front of the camera but is locked up for the next four seasons and will be the team's leading scorer throughout that period if he can stay healthy.

Hal Gill - Been there and done it, Gill adds recent Stanley Cup experience and can help motivate the younger guys to realize their playoff potential. 

Then you have some guys who have been here and k ...

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