Brandon Worley posted a really good article today at Defending Big D: Brenden Morrow Finally Becoming the Captain the Dallas Stars Have Needed
He now has commanded the respect of his teammates and while we’ve seen from the very start of the this season that he’s a different player this year, he really didn’t take that “next step” until he was hit in the face with a puck a little over a month ago. For whatever reason, no matter how good a season he and the Stars might have been having, him returning to the ice with a cage over a swollen and broken nose meant more to his team than any amount of goals he might have scored.
Read the whole article.
I couldn’t agree more with Worley that the Captain is leading this team like never before. His elevated game as taken tons of pressure of the Richards line and the Stars are rolling three lines every night that can take over a game. This is a great season for Morrow and the Stars. Get some rest boys, you should be playing in late May this year!