Friday, November 25, 2011

Alumni Game rosters announced

Just prior to this afternoon's Flyers-Canadiens tilt, the rosters for the December 31 Alumni Game were announced.

For your Philadelphia Flyers...

Bill Barber, Bob Clarke, Jim Dowd, Orest Kindrachuk, Eric Lindros, Ken Linseman, Dave Poulin, Jeremy Roenick, Al Hill, Bob Kelly, John LeClair, Shjon Podein, Brian Propp, Reggie Leach, Mark Recchi, Rick Tocchet

Defensemen: Terry Carkner, Eric Desjardins, Larry Goodenough, Derian Hatcher, Mark Howe, Brad Marsh, Kjell Samuelsson, Chris Therien, Joe Watson

Goaltenders: Mark LaForest and Neil Little

Coaches: Pat Quinn (head coach), Mike Nykoluk and Keith Primeau (assistant coaches)

Nykoluk holds somewhat of a record, as he is widely regarded as being the first full-time assistant coach in league history. He was Fred Shero's right-hand man during the Flyers' Stanley Cup era.

For the New York Rangers...

Goalies: John Vanbiesbrouck, Dan Blackburn

Defensemen: Ron Greschner, Darius Kasparaitis, Tom Laidlaw, Brian Leetch, Dave Maloney, Dale Purinton, Mathieu Schneider

Forwards: Glenn Anderson, Paul Broten, Ron Duguay, Nick Fotiu, Mike Gartner, Adam Graves, Pat Hickey, Kris King, Nick Kypreos, Darren Langdon, Stephane Matteau, Brian Mullen, Darren Turcotte

Coaches: Mike Keenan -- Head Coach, Emile Francis/Colin Campbell (assistant coaches)

The game will be televised, this year on Versus. In past years, it had a home on NHL Network.

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