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Rosters for 2016 Winter Classic Alumni Game

by NHL Public Relations

NEW YORK - The National Hockey League, the Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens today jointly released the current rosters for the 2016 NHL Winter Classic™ Alumni Game. The game, which will be played outdoors by greats from both Original Six™ franchises, will take place Thursday, Dec. 31, at 3:30 p.m. ET at Gillette Stadium.

More than 40 former players and coaches are scheduled to participate in the renewal of this legendary rivalry in this unique outdoor setting. Those returning for the Bruins include Ray Bourque, Cam Neely, Terry O'Reilly and more; Don Cherry and Mike Milbury will serve as Boston's coaches. Yvan Cournoyer, Jacques Demers and Guy Lafleur lead the Canadiens alumni with a roster that includes Larry Robinson, Guy Carbonneau, Jose Theodore and Mats Naslund, among many other notable names.

Bruins Alumni Roster Canadiens Alumni Roster
PJ Axelsson Donald Audette
Bob Beers Francis Bouillon
Ray Bourque Patrice Brisebois
Rob DiMaio Guy Carbonneau
Tom Fergus Mathieu Dandenault
Hal Gill Lucien Deblois
Steve Heinze Gilbert Delorme
Al Iafrate Eric Desjardins
Brian Leetch Normand Dupont
Reggie Lemelin Gaston Gingras
Ken Linseman Rick Green
Rick Middleton Mike Keane
Jay Miller Alex Kovalev
Cam Neely Mike Lawlor
Terry O'Reilly Sergio Momesso
Andrew Raycroft Mats Naslund
Mark Recchi Chris Nilan
Sergei Samsonov Lyle Odelein
Marco Sturm Oleg Petrov
Bob Sweeney Stephane Quintal
Don Sweeney Stephane Richer
Tim Sweeney Larry Robinson
Glen Wesley Richard Sevigny
  Steve Shutt
  Jose Theodore
Bruins Coaching Staff Canadiens Coaching Staff
Lyndon Byers Simon Arsenault
Don Cherry Yvan Cournoyer
Stan Jonathan Jacques Demers
Don Marcotte Stéphane Gauthier
Tom McVie Réjean Houle
Mike Milbury Guy Lafleur
Derek Sanderson  
Bruins Honorary Coaches
John Bucyk
Eddie Sandford

The Alumni Game will consist of three 20-minute periods (running time) and two 12-minute intermissions. NBCSN will broadcast the alumni game nationally in the U.S. In Canada, the Alumni Game will be televised on Sportsnet and TVA Sports.

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