Goaltenders Who Have Served As NHL Captains

Currently, goaltenders are not allowed to be the captain of their National Hockey League club. In the past, there have been six netminders to hold this official distinction: On September 30, 2008, the Vancouver Canucks named Roberto Luongo to be the twelfth captain in club history. As is the case today, the league rules did not allow this, and so Luongo did not perform any on-ice captaincy duties and did not wear the "C" on his sweater (although he did have a "C" painted on his goalie mask). Willie Mitchell and Mattias Ohlund shared the on-ice captain's duties for the Canucks.

Luongo officially stepped down as captain of the Canucks on September 13, 2010, with Henrik Sedin named his successor.

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