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McKnight re-named captain

Senior Matt McKnight will lead the Minnesota Duluth men's hockey team for the second straight year, the first Bulldog to be named captain in consecutive seasons since Curt Giles in1977-78 and 1978-79.

Senior Matt McKnight will lead the Minnesota Duluth men's hockey team for the second straight year, the first Bulldog to be named captain in consecutive seasons since Curt Giles in1977-78 and 1978-79.

Only five other Bulldogs have been named captain for more than one season: Gord McDonald (1973-74 and1974-75), Owen Rogers(1964-65 and 1965-66), Bill Lenardon (1961-62 and1962-63), Harvey Flaman (1956-57 and 1957-58) and Wall Heikkinen (1949-50, 1951-52 and 1952-53).

Junior left winger Andrew Carroll and defenseman Travis Gawryletz will serve as alternate team captains this season.

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