Captain (ice hockey) facts for kids
A captain's primary role is to talk with the referees during play stoppages and usually relays the referees explanation back to his or her coach. Other responsibilities include, motivating their teammates, taking action in their local communities and representing the team in a professional manner. Along with captains, there are also assistant captains.
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Luc Robitaille in 2005: the "A" is commonly on the left side of the jersey
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