NY Rangers going with 5 Alternate Captains this season

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  1. Raphael87

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    Mika Zibanejad
    Chris Kreider
    Mats Zuccarello
    Jesper Fast
    Marc Staal



     
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    and you get one and you get one AND YOU GET ONE!!!
     
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  3. InAbsensia

    InAbsensia OMG Boro is going to be our captain isn't he?

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    Five seems like a lot, but maybe this works for them? Wish them luck, should be a sweet team in a few years.
     
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    Out of all the people on that list think Kreider really earned that "A". He is turning into a more two way forward and think that really shows a lot. Was blocking shots in pre-season (yeah kinda silly) but little stuff like that goes a long way.
     
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    Non sense.

    No reason for Staal or Zibenejad to have an A.
     
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    If they were handing them out like candy, you'd like Lundqvist would get one...
     
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    Only reason its 5 is because they don't want to take an A from staal. He doesnt deserve it anymore.
     
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    Any guesses on which guys jimmies they didn't want to rustle?
     
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    5 alternates doesn't seem enough. 23 would be optimal.
     
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    A team can only designate 3 alternates per game, no? They just plan on rotating?

    The alternating alternates.
     
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    I don't think the "A" for Staal stands for Alternate Captain. :sarcasm:
     
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    Clearly Staal. Don't want to strip him of it.

    I imagine Staal will keep it every game and then two will be away Alternates and two will be home Alternates.
     
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    a clear vote of no confidence from management
     
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    And together they form like Voltron to create one worthy captain.

    **** I missed a golden opportunity to use a Power Rangers slam. Well that’s what we can call them I guess.
     
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    Thaaaaas 3 too many alternate captains
     
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    When did Oprah get a gig with NYR hockey ops? Nice.
     
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    Not surprised they're going to go without a captain. I'd rather wait for an actual captain to emerge than slap it on the best non-goalie player and hope it magically turns them into a type of person they've never been prior.
     
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    They need to grow a pair and strip Staal already.

    The choice between the other four would be very hard.
     
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    They should just give Staal the "C". So then he would be traded to Tampa.
     
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    Staal is the only permanent one for all 82 games. The rest are split for away and home games. They have 3 at all times.
     
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    It's the trendy thing to do.
     
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    Zuccarello should be the captain.
     
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    What's with the big wedding party?
     
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    It kind of sounds like Staal is essentially the captain with the way this is working out.
     
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    What is this "no captain" schtick teams are going with?
     

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