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His Golden Years

The Ducks' Scott Niedermayer is chosen to lead Team Canada during Canada's Olympics

Updated: December 30, 2009, 9:13 PM ET
By Robyn Norwood | For ESPN Los Angeles

When Scott Niedermayer won the Stanley Cup for the Ducks with his brother, Rob, in 2007, the pair carried the Cup by helicopter to a mountaintop glacier near their home in Cranbrook, British Columbia, to celebrate.

He might have to find a higher peak if he wins the second Olympic gold medal of his career at the Vancouver Games in February -- this time as captain of Team Canada on a sheet of Canadian ice in his own province.

Niedermayer was tapped Wednesday to be the leader of the team ...

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