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Rosters released for All-Star Celebrity Shootout

Justin Bieber to play for Team Gretzky; Taylor Kitsch on Team Lemieux

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LOS ANGELES -- Pop superstar Justin Bieber and Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane have been added to the rosters for the 2017 NHL All-Star Celebrity Shootout, a friendly hockey game featuring 21 members of the 100 Greatest NHL Players list and celebrities from the worlds of movies, television and music. NHL.com and the NHL App will live stream the charity game.

Team Gretzky and Team Lemieux, under the direction of Hockey Hall of Famers Wayne Gretzky and Mario Lemieux, will face off on Saturday, Jan. 28 at 2:15 p.m. PT, prior to the 2017 Coors Light NHL All-Star Skills Competition™ at STAPLES Center.

Fans with tickets to the 2017 Coors Light NHL All-Star Skills Competition™ will be able to enter STAPLES Center to enjoy the NHL All-Star Celebrity Shootout™. Doors open at 2 p.m. PT.

Below are the rosters for the charity game. Both teams will wear jerseys that will feature a special patch dedicated to the beloved TV actor Alan Thicke. Fans can follow the conversation via the official hashtag #NHLAllStar.

Team Lemieux (Black)
77 Ray Bourque    
21 Peter Forsberg    
91 Sergei Fedorov    
17 Jari Kurri    
19 Larry Robinson    
27 Scott Niedermayer
44 Chris Pronger
20 Luc Robitaille
26 Peter Stastny
24 David Boreanaz
37 Taylor Kitsch
91 Riker Lynch
32 Ross Lynch
7 Ron MacLean
13 Steven R. McQueen
8 Teemu Selanne
22  Vincent Piazza
4 Angela Ruggiero
2 Mr. Zhou (goalie)

Team Gretzky (White)    
6 Justin Bieber
88 Patrick Kane
4 Rob Blake
11 Mike Gartner
88 Eric Lindros
5 Nicklas Lidstrom
19 Joe Sakic
18 Denis Savard
21 Borje Salming
12 Cuba Gooding Jr
19 Jerry Bruckheimer
25 Joe Nieuwendyk
44 Billy Flynn
7 Michael Rosenbaum
37 Tim Robbins
20 Carter Thicke
72 Ken Baker (goalie)
1 James Badge Dale (goalie)

Hockey Hall of Famers Billy Smith and Pat LaFontaine will serve as assistant coaches for Team Gretzky. Actresses Alyssa Milano and Retta and Echoes of Hope co-founder Stacia Robitaille will serve as assistant coaches for Team Lemieux.

The 2017 NHL All-Star Celebrity Shootout™ will benefit Echoes of Hope, a nonprofit organization founded by Luc and Stacia Robitaille, which strives to inspire hope in the lives of at-risk and emancipated foster youth.

The 2017 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend festivities continue with the 2017 Coors Light NHL All-Star Skills Competition™ on Saturday, Jan. 28 (4 p.m. PT / 7 p.m. ET, NBCSN, CBC, SN, TVAS) and the 2017 Honda NHL® All-Star Game on Sunday, Jan. 29 (12:30 p.m. PT / 3:30 p.m. ET, NBC, CBC, SN, TVAS).  

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