Logan Couture named San Jose Sharks captain

SAN JOSE, Calif. (KGO) -- The San Jose Sharks have named a new captain for the 2019-20 season. Thirty-year-old Center Logan Couture will wear the captain's C on his sweater.

The 11-year, NHL veteran has spent all of his career with San Jose. Couture is coming off a career season, recording 70 points, including 27 goals.

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Couture takes over the captain's role following Joe Pavelski's departure to the Dallas Stars.

The Sharks open the coming season in Las Vegas on October 2.

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