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The Noon Number: Capital C

A look at a special anniversary for the franchise

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12 - Number of years in Alex Ovechkin’s time as captain (and counting), making him the longest-tenured captain in franchise history - a title previously held by Rod Langway, who wore the “C” from the start of the 1982-83 season until his retirement at the end of the 1992-93 season.

Ovechkin was named the 14th captain in team history on this day back in 2010:

Happy anniversary, big guy!