The Lingering Question About The Vancouver Canucks Captaincy

June 8th, 2010 by Nucks IceMan Leave a reply »

Much has been written and debated about the Canucks Roberto Luongo having been made the Captain back in September of 2008. Hockey writers and commentators have presented varying degrees of arguments why he should or should not be wearing the "C."

I was listening to Nick Kypreos of Sportsnet the other day, as he brought up a very valid point in relation to the captains currently playing for the Stanley Cup.

During their discussion the question of who would you rather have speaking up in this time of leadership, Mike Richards, Jonathan Toews or a goaltender?

The consensus was that Richards or Toews because of their leadership and actions on the ice, and how can a goaltender lead just by making a save, when in fact that is what a goaltender is supposed to do.

He had a point that leads into the other problem of leadership, and that has to do with a goaltender that is having a sub-par game ...

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