Adam Lowry Named Next Captain Of The Winnipeg Jets

The Winnipeg Jets have named the next captain of their team, and it is Adam Lowry. Some may not have expected it as Josh Morrissey and Nikolaj Ehlers are strong options as well, but Lowry is a great leader on this team that is going through a retooling.

This captaincy naming all but confirms that Mark Scheifele will be gone sometime in the next year and there is a changing of the guard. The new captain is still signed for three more seasons and is the third oldest forward on the team behind Scheifele and Vlad Namestnikov.

Lowry is a complete player for the Jets and is the third line center. He is coming off of a career year where he scored 36 points in 82 games and got some Selke Trophy recognition. He looks to continue to build off that at age 30 and help this team get to where they want to be.

Many people think that the best player should always be captain. Rather, teams with captains who are great leaders do very well in the role and the assistant captain roles can be saved for the others. After what the organization has seen from Lowry since 2011 when he was drafted, he seems like the right choice.

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