Mike Babcock Confirms The Team Will Name A Captain.

Published September 13, 2019 at 2:57 PM

"Call it a smoke screen, a PR move, whatever you want, but the Toronto Maple Leafs are about to name a captain. After going without a captain since the Dion Phaneuf trade, the team has finally zeroed in on their candidate. There's a large amount of speculation that it will be Auston Matthews, however John Tavares and Morgan Rielly are both prime candidates. Head coach Mike Babcock confirmed to reporters that the team is going to name a captain ending all the speculation. He also described his perfect captain.


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