Who Was the Hurricanes’ First Captain?

Eric Staal has been the captain of the Carolina Hurricanes since the 2010 season, when he took over for faceoff specialist Rod Brind’Amour.

Now that Jordan Staal has joined his brother in Raleigh, the Staal family is the undisputed core of the future for the 2006 Stanley Cup Champions, though the team’s history stretches much further back than that, even to the franchise’s time in Connecticut as the Hartford Whalers.

Of all the locker room leaders to play for the Carolina Hurricanes, who was the first player to don the “C” for the team?

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