Brenden Morrow is a confident guy, but when you're a captain in the National Hockey League like No. 10 has been for the Dallas Stars since he took over the "C" from franchise icon Mike Modano a number of years ago, confidence has to be one of your strong points.
A great example of Morrow's confidence came during the Stars' highly-abbreviated training camp. At that time, it looked like the veteran left winger was going to be slotted into skating on either Dallas' third or fourth line, a big change for a guy who had been a fixture in the Stars' top six for most if not all of his career.
But last year as Brenden battled through an injury-riddled season, after he returned then-Stars first-year head coach Glen Gulutzan experimented with his captain on the third line and while clearly not happy about dropping down, Morrow handled the entire experience like the true professional that he is.
And given that the Stars added such high-quality pieces as Jaromir Jagr, Derek Roy and Ray Whitne...