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VIDEO: Milan Hejduk Interviewed After Being Named Colorado Avalanche Captain

Veteran winger Milan Hejduk was named the third captain in Colorado Avalanche history early Monday morning in his 13th NHL season -- all with the Avalanche franchise.

The Avalanche posted the following video on their team site:

The winger has played in 927 NHL games, but never as the captain. Hejduk will wear the "C" on his sweater for the first time in his professional career on Tuesday night, as the Avalanche face off against the Eastern Conference-leading Pittsburgh Penguins.