Salvador next Devils captain? 

January, 17, 2013
1/17/13
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UPDATE: As confirmed by Tom Gulitti, Bryce Salvador is the new captain of the New Jersey Devils.

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With the regular season set to launch shortly, the New Jersey Devils are expected to name their new captain in the next few days. Rich Chere of the Star-Ledger suggests a veteran defenseman could be considered the frontrunner for the honor.

"I have a sense of who will be the captain," Patrik Elias said. "I would think Sal."