The Pittsburgh Penguins haven't had a captain since team owner Mario Lemieux's retirement midway through last year, but come October, they'll have their first new captain since 2001.
I expect this one will be pretty evenly split between two players.
The rest of the series
Replacing Stevie Y. (Detroit)
Replacing Jumbo Joe (Boston)
Replacing Johnson (Nashville)
Replacing the Scotts (New Jersey)
Replacing the Moose (N.Y. Rangers)