Alumni Rosters Announced For Centennial Classic Between Red Wings And Maple Leafs
It was just a few years ago when the Red Wings and Maple Leafs played outdoors at Michigan Stadium. That game also included an alumni match up between the two teams. They are set to go at it again with the rosters just released for the alumni game.
According to The Red Wings blog Winging It In Motown, the rosters will feature many of the same names that were featured in the game in Detroit a few years ago. This time the game will take place in Toronto on New Year's Eve.
Hall of Fame greats for the Red Wings like: Nick Lidstrom, Brendan Shanahan, Igor Larionov, Dino Ciccarelli, Chris Chelios, Sergei Federov will take part. There will also be fan favorites like Darren McCarty, Kris Draper, Kirk Maltby, Joe Kocur and Mickey Redmond.
The alumni game will be played at Exhibition Stadium in Toronto on New Year's Eve. It will be broadcast on the NHL Network. The Actual Centennial Classic between Toronto and Detroit will be on New Year's Day at BMO Field.