The Carolina Hurricanes are currently in the midst of their 22nd season. Jordan Staal is serving as the 8th captain in team history. Where does he rank among the 7 other Hurricanes to wear the captain C on their jerseys?
The Carolina Hurricanes are playing their 22nd season in North Carolina. Over the course of the decades, they have had 8 men wear the captain C. Jordan Staalis in his first full season as team captain.
Now being the team captain comes with a lot of responsibilities. You have to set a good example for you team and be a leader on the ice as well as off of it. Back up the coach on game strategies and help maintain order in the locker room. You also are held accountable for what the team is doing on the ice for better or worse.
In this list, I am only looking at the CAROLINA HURRICANES captains. Not Hartford Whalers captains. That is a potential list for another article. I am also not including alternate captains in the list as again, that is a potential list for article.
Though I am taking into consideration time served as alternate captain for the Carolina Hurricanes.I am also looking at time served as captain, success of the team during the seasons under their leadership.
Now of course as always with these kinds or lists. These are just my option and are in no way shape or form a definitive list. It’s just for fun. Now with that out of the way, lets get into the list.