"I don't think it changes a thing. I think there's a reason I've been chosen and I don't think it would be good if I changed anything up. I think just going out and approaching things the same way, trying to lead by example, things will take care of itself." -- Andrew Ladd
Ramsay has spoken about the dangers of making a player the captain for the wrong reasons, and while he never mentioned it specifically, the memory of the Philadelphia Flyers stripping Eric Lindros of his captaincy during Ramsay's tenure there as interim coach could not be far from his memory.
On Thursday, one day after Ramsay accused his team of quitting during a particularly ugly stretch of defensive-zone play during a 2-1 loss to Florida on Wednesday, the Thrashers named two-time Stanley Cup winner Andrew Ladd their captain.