Tags: Alec Martinez , Anze Kopitar , Drew Doughty , Jake Muzzin , Jeff Carter , Michael Cammalleri , Tanner Pearson , Tyler Toffoli Minnesota Wild fans fearing that the 2017-18 season could be Mikko Koivu ‘s last can breathe a sigh of relief, and that suspense didn’t even carry into opening night.
Mike Fisher briefly held the title, and before him, Shea Weber wore the “C.” Both were safe, obvious choices; this time around, there are some intriguing options.
OK, that’s kind of a weak argument, but hey … sometimes it’s a pain to have to deal with captain questions so often, and you never know if the team might determine that Josi is expendable, considering their deep war chest on the blueline.
Check out Duchene’s comments in the video below, which seem to mix saying a lot of the right things – and finding a new way to use the “one day at a time” cliche – with a little bit of edge that makes you wonder how well he’ll contain his frustration in other situations.
Tags: Matt Duchene Look, if Joffrey Lupul doesn’t take a more official step to play hockey, it doesn’t mean that he was totally bluffing in his since-deleted Instagram complaint about his failed physical with the Toronto Maple Leafs.
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