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jay k
Lv 7
jay k asked in SportsHockey · 1 decade ago

Can a goaltender be the captain of an Olympic team?

Could Miller or Thomas be captain of team USA?

Could Luongo or Brodeur be captain of team Canada?

Update:

I'm not asking *will* they, I am asking if a goaltender could be named captain, or if there was a rule against it.

Miller, Thomas, Luongo, and Brodeur were just examples.

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    ^^^ Jamie Langenbrunner has been named the captain.......

    "A"'s are Rafalski, Parise, Brown and Suter..........Drury didn't even get an "A".

    To answer the Q.......IIHF rules do not permit a goalie as captain.

    http://www.iihf.com/iihf-home/sport/iihf-rule-book...

  • CM
    Lv 6
    1 decade ago

    Roberto Luongo is the captain for my Vancouver Canucks right now, though it is unofficial since he is a goalie.

    So technically if an Olympic team does have a goalie for their team they would not be wearing the C on their jersey.

  • 1 decade ago

    i assume they could be a captain of an olympic team but not wear the "c" like in the nhl.

    but miller or thomas have no chance of being captain of team usa my guess is Chris Drury will get that honor.

    and canada already named a captain in scott neidurmeyer

  • 1 decade ago

    Why not Luongo is the Vancouver Canuck captain right now.

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  • 1 decade ago

    No it can't and Neidermayer has been named captain for team Canada.

  • 1 decade ago

    Maybe.

  • 1 decade ago

    no

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