List of current NHL captains and alternate captains

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The captain can be identified by the large "C" on their jersey.

The National Hockey League (NHL) is a professional ice hockey league with 31 teams founded in 1917. Each team can select a captain, who has the "sole privilege of discussing with the Referee any questions relating to interpretation of rules which may arise during the progress of a game".[1][2] Each team is also allowed to pick alternate captains, who work when the captain is not on the ice.[1] Captains have to wear the letter "C" on their uniform to show who they are; alternate captains wear the letter "A". Both letters are 3 inches (7.6 cm) in height.[1]

Some teams in the NHL do not have a captain. Rule 6.2 of the 2008–09 Official NHL Rulebook says that "[only] when the Captain is not in uniform, the Coach shall have the right to designate three Alternate Captains. This must be done prior to the start of the game."[1] Many NHL teams with a captain select more than two alternate captains and change who wears the "A" for different games during the season.[3]

Goaltenders are not allowed to be captains during games.[1] This rule was made in 1948 after teams did not like that it took Montreal Canadiens goaltender Bill Durnan too long to skate to talk with the officials and back to his crease.[4] However, Vancouver Canucks goaltender Roberto Luongo was the team's captain, but because of the NHL rule against goaltender captains, the league did not allow Luongo to act as captain on-ice.[5] Because of this, the Canucks were allowed to have three alternate captains in games, instead of two that most teams have.[5] Two (of the three) alternate captains took care of Luongo's on-ice work: Willie Mitchell (then alternate captain) talked to the officials.[5] Luongo was not allowed to wear the "C" on his jersey, but it was part of the artwork on the front of his mask.[4] Other than Durnan and Luongo, five other goaltenders have been captain o their team: John Ross Roach of the Toronto St. Patricks, George Hainsworth of the Montreal Canadiens, Roy Worters of the New York Americans, Alex Connell of the Ottawa Senators, and Charlie Gardiner of the Chicago Black Hawks.[6]

When Connor McDavid was named captain of the Edmonton Oilers, he became the youngest permanent captain in NHL history. Gabriel Landeskog of the Colorado Avalanche and Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins, are the second- and third-youngest players to be named captain in NHL history, respectively. In 1984, Brian Bellows was named interim captain of the Minnesota North Stars when Craig Hartsburg was injured, and is the youngest player to captain a team in NHL history. However, because Bellows served only on an interim basis, McDavid retains the distinction of being the youngest permanent captain in the League's history. Mark Messier is the only player to captain two separate teams to Stanley Cup championships, those being the 1990Edmonton Oilers and the 1994 New York Rangers. Sidney Crosby also became the youngest captain to win the Stanley Cup with the Pittsburgh Penguins in 2009. The oldest permanent captain in league history was Mark Messier of the New York Rangers, who turned 43 years old, during his last NHL season, 2003–04. The longest tenure in league history was Steve Yzerman of the Detroit Red Wings, who served as captain of the Red Wings for (nineteen seasons) twenty years.

Captains

Twenty-five of the thirty-one NHL teams currently have a captain. The six teams without a captain are the Detroit Red Wings, the New York Rangers, the Ottawa Senators, the Toronto Maple Leafs, the Vancouver Canucks, and the Vegas Golden Knights. The current longest-tenured captain in the League is Zdeno Chara of the Boston Bruins, who has served in the role since October 3, 2006.

List of current NHL Captains
Team Captain Since Pos
Anaheim Ducks <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Ryan Getzlaf</span>File:Dagger-14-plain.png 2010–11[7] <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">C</span>
Arizona Coyotes Oliver Ekman-LarssonFile:Dagger-14-plain.png 2018–19 D
Boston Bruins <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Zdeno Chara</span> 2006–07[8] <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">D</span>
Buffalo Sabres <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Jack Eichel</span>File:Dagger-14-plain.png 2018–19 <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">C</span>
Calgary Flames <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Mark Giordano</span>File:Dagger-14-plain.png 2013–14[9] <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">D</span>
Carolina Hurricanes Justin Williams 2018–19 <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">RW</span>
Chicago Blackhawks <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Jonathan Toews</span>File:Dagger-14-plain.png 2008–09[10] <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">C</span>
Colorado Avalanche <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Gabriel Landeskog</span>File:Dagger-14-plain.png 2012–13[11] <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">LW</span>
Columbus Blue Jackets <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Nick Foligno</span> 2015–16[12] <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">LW/C</span>
Dallas Stars <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Jamie Benn</span>File:Dagger-14-plain.png 2013–14[13] <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">LW</span>
Detroit Red Wings Vacant 2018–19
Edmonton Oilers <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Connor McDavid</span>File:Dagger-14-plain.png 2016–17 <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">C</span>
Florida Panthers <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Aleksander Barkov</span>File:Dagger-14-plain.png 2018–19 <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">C</span>
Los Angeles Kings <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Anze Kopitar</span>File:Dagger-14-plain.png 2016–17[14] <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">C</span>
Minnesota Wild <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Mikko Koivu</span>File:Dagger-14-plain.png 2009–10[15] <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">C</span>
Montreal Canadiens Shea Weber 2018–19[16] D
Nashville Predators Roman JosiFile:Dagger-14-plain.png 2017–18 <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">D</span>
New Jersey Devils <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Andy Greene</span>File:Dagger-14-plain.png 2015–16[17] <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">D</span>
New York Islanders Anders LeeFile:Dagger-14-plain.png 2018–19 LW
New York Rangers Vacant 2017–18
Ottawa Senators Vacant 2018–19
Philadelphia Flyers <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Claude Giroux</span>File:Dagger-14-plain.png 2012–13[18] <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">C</span>
Pittsburgh Penguins <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Sidney Crosby</span>File:Dagger-14-plain.png 2007–08[19] <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">C</span>
St. Louis Blues <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Alex Pietrangelo</span>File:Dagger-14-plain.png 2016–17 <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">D</span>
San Jose Sharks <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Joe Pavelski</span>File:Dagger-14-plain.png 2015–16[20] <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">C/RW</span>
Tampa Bay Lightning <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Steven Stamkos</span>File:Dagger-14-plain.png 2013–14[21] <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">C</span>
Toronto Maple Leafs Vacant 2015–16
Vancouver Canucks Vacant 2018–19
Vegas Golden Knights Vacant 2017–18
Washington Capitals <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Alexander Ovechkin</span>File:Dagger-14-plain.png 2009–10[22] <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">LW</span>
Winnipeg Jets <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Blake Wheeler</span> 2016–17 <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">RW</span>

Alternate captains

List of current NHL alternate captains
Team Alternate captain(s) Since Pos
Anaheim Ducks <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Ryan Kesler</span> 2015–16 <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">C</span>
<span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Corey Perry</span>File:Dagger-14-plain.png 2014–15[23] <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">RW</span>
Arizona Coyotes <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Niklas Hjalmarsson</span> 2017–18[24] <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">D</span>
<span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Derek Stepan</span> 2017–18[24] <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">C</span>
Boston Bruins <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Patrice Bergeron</span>File:Dagger-14-plain.png 2006–07[25] <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">C</span>
<span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">David Krejci</span>File:Dagger-14-plain.png 2013–14[26] <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">C</span>
Buffalo Sabres <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Zach Bogosian</span> 2017–18[27] <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">D</span>
<span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Kyle Okposo</span> 2017–18[27] <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">RW</span>
Calgary Flames <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Sean Monahan</span>File:Dagger-14-plain.png 2015–16 <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">C</span>
Mikael BacklundFile:Dagger-14-plain.png 2018–19 <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">C</span>
Matthew TkachukFile:Dagger-14-plain.png 2018–19 LW
Carolina Hurricanes <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Justin Faulk</span>File:Dagger-14-plain.png 2018–19 <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">D</span>
<span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Jordan Staal</span> 2018–19 <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">C</span>
Chicago Blackhawks <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Duncan Keith</span>File:Dagger-14-plain.png 2008–09[28] <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">D</span>
<span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Brent Seabrook</span>File:Dagger-14-plain.png 2015–16[29] <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">D</span>
Colorado Avalanche
<span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Erik Johnson</span> 2017–18 <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">D</span>
<span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Nathan MacKinnon</span>File:Dagger-14-plain.png 2016–17 <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">C</span>
Columbus Blue Jackets
<span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Cam Atkinson</span>File:Dagger-14-plain.png 2018–19[30] <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">LW</span>
<span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Boone Jenner</span>File:Dagger-14-plain.png 2015–16 <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">C</span>
<span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Seth Jones</span> 2018–19[31] <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">D</span>
Dallas Stars
<span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">John Klingberg</span>File:Dagger-14-plain.png 2017–18 <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">D</span>
<span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Alexander Radulov</span> 2017–18 <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">RW</span>
<span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Tyler Seguin</span> 2017–18 <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">C</span>
<span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Jason Spezza</span> 2016–17 <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">C</span>
Detroit Red Wings <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Justin Abdelkader</span>File:Dagger-14-plain.png 2016–17 <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">LW</span>
<span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Niklas Kronwall</span>File:Dagger-14-plain.png 2011–12[32] <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">D</span>
<span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Dylan Larkin</span>File:Dagger-14-plain.png 2018–19 <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">C</span>
<span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Frans Nielsen</span> 2018–19 <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">C</span>
Edmonton Oilers <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Adam Larsson</span> 2017–18[33] <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">D</span>
<span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Milan Lucic</span> 2016–17 <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">LW</span>
<span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Ryan Nugent-Hopkins</span>File:Dagger-14-plain.png 2015–16[34] <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">C</span>
Florida Panthers
<span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Aaron Ekblad</span> File:Dagger-14-plain.png 2016–17 <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">D</span>
<span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Jonathan Huberdeau</span> File:Dagger-14-plain.png 2018–19 <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">LW</span>
<span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Vincent Trocheck</span> File:Dagger-14-plain.png 2017–18 <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">C</span>
<span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Keith Yandle</span> 2017–18 <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">D</span>
Los Angeles Kings <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Jeff Carter</span> 2015–16 <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">C/RW</span>
<span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Drew Doughty</span>File:Dagger-14-plain.png 2016–17 <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">D</span>
Minnesota Wild <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Zach Parise</span> 2012–13[35] <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">LW</span>
<span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Ryan Suter</span> 2012–13[35] <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">D</span>
Montreal Canadiens <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Paul Byron</span> 2018–19[36] <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">LW</span>
<span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Brendan Gallagher</span>File:Dagger-14-plain.png 2015–16[37] <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">RW</span>
Nashville Predators
<span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Mattias Ekholm</span>File:Dagger-14-plain.png 2017–18 <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">D</span>
<span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Ryan Ellis</span>File:Dagger-14-plain.png 2017–18 <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">D</span>
<span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Filip Forsberg</span>File:Dagger-14-plain.png 2017–18 <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">LW</span>
<span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Ryan Johansen</span> 2017–18 <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">C</span>
New Jersey Devils
<span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Taylor Hall</span> 2017–18 <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">LW</span>
<span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Kyle Palmieri</span> 2017–18 <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">C</span>
<span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Travis Zajac</span>File:Dagger-14-plain.png 2013–14[17] <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">C</span>
New York Islanders
<span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Josh Bailey</span>File:Dagger-14-plain.png 2018–19 <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">RW</span>
<span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Cal Clutterbuck</span> 2016–17[38] <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">RW</span>
<span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Andrew Ladd</span> 2016–17[38] <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">LW</span>
New York Rangers
<span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Jesper Fast</span>File:Dagger-14-plain.png 2018–19 <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">RW</span>
<span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Chris Kreider</span>File:Dagger-14-plain.png 2017–18 <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">LW</span>
<span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Marc Staal</span>File:Dagger-14-plain.png 2010–11[39] <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">D</span>
<span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Mika Zibanejad</span> 2018–19 <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">C</span>
2017–18 <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">RW</span>
Ottawa Senators
<span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Mark Borowiecki</span>File:Dagger-14-plain.png 2018–19 <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">D</span>
<span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Zack Smith</span>File:Dagger-14-plain.png 2017–18 <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">C/LW</span>
Philadelphia Flyers
<span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Sean Couturier</span>File:Dagger-14-plain.png 2018–19 <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">C</span>
<span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Andrew MacDonald</span> 2017–18 <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">D</span>
Pittsburgh Penguins <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Kris Letang</span>File:Dagger-14-plain.png 2017–18 <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">D</span>
<span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Evgeni Malkin</span>File:Dagger-14-plain.png 2008–09[40] <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">C</span>
St. Louis Blues
<span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Alexander Steen</span> 2011–12 <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">LW</span>
<span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Vladimir Tarasenko</span>File:Dagger-14-plain.png 2016–17 <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">RW</span>
San Jose Sharks <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Logan Couture</span>File:Dagger-14-plain.png 2015–16 <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">C</span>
<span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Joe Thornton</span> 2014–15[41] <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">C</span>
Tampa Bay Lightning <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Ryan Callahan</span> 2014–15 <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">RW</span>
<span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Ondrej Palat</span>File:Dagger-14-plain.png 2016–17 <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">RW</span>
Toronto Maple Leafs <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Patrick Marleau</span> 2018–19[42] <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">LW</span>
<span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Morgan Rielly</span>File:Dagger-14-plain.png 2016–17 <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">D</span>
<span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">John Tavares</span> 2018–19[42] <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">C</span>
Vancouver Canucks Alexander EdlerFile:Dagger-14-plain.png 2016–17 <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">D</span>
Bo HorvatFile:Dagger-14-plain.png 2018–19[43] <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">C</span>
Brandon Sutter 2016–17 <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">C</span>
Christopher TanevFile:Dagger-14-plain.png 2016–17 <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">D</span>
Vegas Golden Knights Pierre-Edouard Bellemare 2017–18 <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">LW</span>
<span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Deryk Engelland</span> 2017–18 <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">D</span>
<span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Reilly Smith</span> 2017–18 <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">RW</span>
Washington Capitals <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Nicklas Backstrom</span>File:Dagger-14-plain.png 2010–11 <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">C</span>
<span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Brooks Orpik</span> 2014–15 <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">D</span>
Winnipeg Jets <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Dustin Byfuglien</span> 2016–17[44] <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">D</span>
<span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">Mark Scheifele</span>File:Dagger-14-plain.png 2016–17 <span data-sort-value="Script error: No such module "sortkey".">C</span>

Notes

  • a  Player is currently on the injured reserve list
  • b  Player is injured and expected to miss the remainder of the season.

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