With the departure of Nashville Predators great Shea Weber, the role of team captain remains vacant. We look at who might step into the spotlight as captain of the 2016 season.
Former Nashville Predators captain Shea Weber was a force to be reckoned with. He was big, he was strong, and he had a slap shot that nobody wanted to get in front of. Aside from his physical attributes, Weber led the team with a quiet confidence as the captain. He wasn’t the most vocal but when he talked they listened.
Seeing that Weber will now call the Bell Centre home, the “C” that sat just above his heart for so long will also find a new home. The Preds roster has 26 candidates for the captaincy, but as per NHL rules, goaltenders can’t serve as on-ice captains, so that brings us to 24 choices. Let’s take a look at the true contenders.
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