Senior forward Grant Arnold of Centennial is the new Denver captain, coach Jim Montgomery announced Friday. Arnold will be backed by senior alternate captains Josiah Didier of Littleton; Joey LaLeggia of Burnaby, British Columbia and Daniel Doremus of Aspen.
“Grant has great leadership qualities in communicating and willing teammates to excel, while his assistants all have a great team-first attitude and compete daily at the highest level,” Montgomery said.
DU opens exhibition play against McGill on Saturday, Oct. 4 before starting the regular season against RPI on Oct. 17.
Colorado College coach Mike Haviland said the team leadership for the Tigers will be picked after he hires his assistants.