TORONTO, ON – FEBRUARY 25: Auston Matthews #34 of the Toronto Maple Leafs takes a face off against the Buffalo Sabres during the second period at the Scotiabank Arena on February 25, 2019 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Kevin Sousa/NHLI via Getty Images)

The Instigator |Episode 27

Who is the Right Captain?

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How important is a good captain to the growth of a hockey franchise? What type of player makes the best captain? All questions that are critical to a teams success. Do all NHL teams have the correct person as captain or has the pressures to select the young goal scorers outweighed the importance of leadership. Brad Burud from Inside Edge Hockey News gives his opinion on young captains.