Chart: Gophers hockey captains not from Minnesota

  • Updated: November 21, 2013 - 10:50 PM

University of Minnesota Gopher hockey senior co-captain Nate Condon skated during practice on 11/20/13. Condon is the first non-Minnesotan to be captain since 2004 and is just the third Wisconsin native to play for the Gophers.] Bruce Bisping/Star Tribune Nate Condon/roster.

outside influences

Gophers hockey captain jobs have been mostly reserved for Minnesota natives. Occasionally, an out-of-state transplant earns the leadership role:

Season Captain Hometown

2013-14 Nate Condon Wausau, Wis.

2003-04 Grant Potulny Grand Forks, N.D.

2002-03 Grant Potulny Grand Forks, N.D.

1972-73 Jim Gambucci Grand Forks, N.D.

1962-63 Lou Nanne Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

1959-60 Jerry Melnychuk Fort Frances, Ontario

1957-58 Robert (Mike) Pearson Fort Frances, Ontario

1947-48 James Frick Winnipeg

1946-47 John O’Brien Winnipeg

1938-39 Kenneth Anderson Kenora, Ontario

Note: Before 1938-39, hometowns of the captains were unavailable.

Source: Gophers hockey sports information staff.

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