The captains of NHL teams are the heart and soul. They are the face of the team and the leaders on the ice. To celebrate what captains bring to the great game of hockey, GFH is proud to announce the "Best Captain in the NHL" tournament, featuring 26 men who wear the 'C'.
Teams that rotate captains or do not have a captain (Toronto, Atlanta, Minnesota, and Florida) were not included.
There will be six pools of four teams that will go against each other in the voting. The top vote getter in each pool will move on to the second round head-to-head match-ups. The winners of Pool 1 and 6 will face Pittsburgh and Detroit respectively. The Stanley Cup finalists were given byes in the first round.
Voting will run from Friday's to Thursday's until a champion is crowned. Here is the schedule:
Round 1- 10/24 to 10/30
Round 2- 10/31 - 11/6
Semifinals- 11/7 - 11/13
Finals- 11/14 - 11/20
Teams were randomly selected for each pool.
Pool 1 (winner to face Pittsburgh in 2nd round)
Pool 6 (winner to face Detroit in 2nd round)
Voting is now open, with the polls being listed along the right side of the page so be sure to spread the word and support your teams' captain.