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Scott Niedermayer named Ducks captain

October 2, 2009 | 11:32 am

Scott_240 Ducks defenseman Scott Niedermayer has been named the team captain for the fourth time and second consecutive season, the Ducks announced today.

First-line center Ryan Getzlaf and second-line center Saku Koivu were named alternate captains.

Stay tuned to for more later.

-- Mark Medina

Photo: Ducks' Scott Niedermayer looks up ice as he controls the puck against the Dallas Stars on Jan. 15, 2008. Photo credit: Alex Gallardo / Los Angeles Times.