NEW YORK – The National Hockey League (NHL®), the Colorado Avalanche® and the Detroit Red Wings® today jointly released the current rosters for the 2016 NHL Stadium Series™ Alumni Game that will take place at Coors Field on Friday, Feb. 26, at 5 p.m. MT, a day prior to the 2016 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series™.
Approximately 50 former players and coaches are scheduled to participate in the much anticipated game in this unique outdoor setting. Those returning for the Avalanche include Joe Sakic, Patrick Roy, Claude Lemieux and more. Red Wings alumni include Nicklas Lidstrom, Tomas Holmstrom and Martin Lapointe, among many other notable names.
The below rosters are current as of Jan. 15 – additions, deletions and other potential changes will be announced leading up to the game. The Alumni Game will consist of three 20-minute periods (running time) and two 12-minute intermissions.
A limited number of tickets to the Feb. 27 Avalanche-Red Wings matchup and the special alumni game between the two franchises on Feb. 26 at Coors Field are available for purchase via www.Ticketmaster.com/NHL and www.Ticketmaster.ca/NHL, the official ticket marketplace of the NHL®. The offering includes a ticket to the 2016 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series™ game and a ticket for the Feb. 26 Alumni Game. This opportunity is available on a first-come, first-served basis, while supplies last. For all NHL events every person is required to have a ticket for admission, regardless of age.
The Avalanche and Red Wings will face off one more time prior to the 2016 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series™ – Friday, Feb. 12, in Detroit.