Originally Posted by thetheham
By naming Sid captain? Hardly. He is Canada's most marketable player and the second most marketable player in the NHL. I don't think anybody thought he wasn't going to be anointed the captain.
Better player? Its still Toews.
Good reply tho.
You are right. They chose him because of marketing.
It's not like they chose the best captain in an attempt to win the gold.