Taking on the leadership role

Danny Smith’s last year as a Sherwood Park Crusader has set him up for one final season of new challenges at the Junior A level.

As a third-year veteran forward, Smith is one of this year’s assistant captains for the Cru.

“I think it’s an honour,” he said of being able to bear the A “Being an older guy, the young guys look up to us and see kind of what the league’s about… so we just kind of help in showing them the way, and I’m looking forward to it.”

Crusader head coach and general manager Tim Fragle said Smith was a natural pick for the assistant captain position, and that many eyes are on him as he takes to the ice.

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