Canada's Scott Laughton proving he's a worthy captain

Canada's Scott Laughton (L) controls the puck in front of Switzerland's Mirco Muller during a world...

Canada's Scott Laughton (L) controls the puck in front of Switzerland's Mirco Muller during a world junior quarterfinal at the Malmo Stadium in Malmo, Sweden, January 2, 2014. (REUTERS)

Terry Koshan, Toronto Sun

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One day when his hockey career is long past, Connor McDavid will take his mind back to the 2014 world junior championship and think of the impact Scott Laughton had on him.

Laughton, Canada’s captain, has set an example not only on the ice, where he has made a switch to the wing from centre with grace, but also behind the scenes, where he has become a respected leader among his teammates.

 


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