Ottawa – Name of Ottawa Senators Forward Brady Takachuk As team captain.
Takachuk became the 10th captain in the history of the team.
The 22-year-old Takachuk is in his fourth professional season after the senators made a fourth draft in the 2018 draft. Takachuk signed a $ 57.5 million seven-year game just hours before missing training camp due to a contract dispute. Senators opener against Toronto Maple Leafs on October 14.
Takachuk has 129 points (62 goals, 67 assists) in 205 career games with senators. He has two goals and two assists in seven games this season.
Takachuk will make his captaincy debut when the team hosts Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday afternoon.
“Brady’s deep understanding of what it means to be a professional has made him the right choice for the position of team captain,” Senator General Manager Pierre Dorian said in a statement. He has a unique set of qualities and he puts the team’s success above all else. Appreciated by his teammates and coaches and respected by his opponents, he is undoubtedly an excellent ambassador for our team and the city of Ottawa. “