In a bit of a surprising twist, Larry Brooks has noted that the Rangers will not name a captain for this season. They will again go with four alternate captains.
Staal, Kreider, Zibanejad and Fast will be alternates.
— Larry Brooks (@NYP_Brooksie) October 2, 2019
This comes as a bit of a surprise, as the Rangers have been hinting that Mika Zibanejad would be named captain. He had been the focus of all their promo material in the preseason, so the logic was there. But for now the Rangers will be with four alternates."Rangers will not name a captain this season",