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Video: Streit named first Swiss captain in NHL history

New York Islanders general manager Garth Snow, owner

New York Islanders general manager Garth Snow, owner Charles Wang and newly announced Islanders captain Mark Streit with head coach Jack Capuano at Islanders Media Day. (Sept. 21, 2011) Photo Credit: Newsday/Audrey C. Tiernan

The Islanders named defenseman Mark Streit as their new captain. Streit is the first Swiss captain in the NHL and the 13th captain in Islanders history.

"I want to be a leader on and off the ice," Streit said. "I'm very excited."

Videojournalist: Robert Cassidy

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