Leading up to Wednesday's Game 1, Puck Daddy's Sean Leahy and Greg Wyshynski are previewing every facet of the Stanley Cup Finals between the Boston Bruins and the Vancouver Canucks— on the ice and off the ice.
Wearing the "C" on your jersey, being the media's go-to guy and having to be the voice in the locker room when times are tough aren't the only perks for an NHL captain.
You also get the privilege of being the first player to hoist the Stanley Cup after accepting the trophy from NHL commissioner Gary Bettman.
NHL captains come in all sorts. Some lead by example. Some are more vocal. Some take their years of experience and presence in the lineup to help guide a team.
That's what we have here. Two different types of NHL captains, with both leading their charges in different ways and successfully. Either way, one will be the second European-born captain to lift the Stanley Cup, joining Nicklas Lidstrom.
So who has the better captain, Boston or Vancouver?
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