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Blues name 2017 NHL Winter Classic Alumni Game roster

Featuring greats such as Wayne Gretzky and Brett Hull

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL / NHL.com

NEW YORK - The National Hockey League (NHL®), the St. Louis Blues® today jointly released their current roster for the 2017 NHL Winter Classic™ Alumni Game. The game, which will be played outdoors vs. the greats from the Chicago Blackhawks®, will take place Saturday, Dec. 31, at 1:30 p.m. CT at Busch Stadium.

More than 20 former St. Louis players and coaches are scheduled to participate in the renewal of this legendary rivalry in this unique outdoor setting. Those returning for the Blues include Wayne Gretzky, Brett Hull, Chris Pronger and more.

 
Blues Alumni Roster

Bruce Affleck

Martin Brodeur

Jeff Brown

Garth Butcher

Gino Cavallini

Paul Cavallini

Kelly Chase

Dallas Drake

Bernie Federko

Wayne Gretzky

Brett Hull

Barret Jackman

Mike Liut

Al MacInnis

Chris Mason

Scott Mellanby

Adam Oates

Larry Patey

Chris Pronger

Jamie Rivers

Bryce Salvador

Ed Staniowski

Peter Stastny

Keith Tkachuk

Pierre Turgeon

Terry Yake

Scott Young

 

Blues Coaching Staff

This roster is current as of Nov. 10 - additions or changes may be made leading up to the game. The Alumni Game will consist of three 20-minute periods (running time) and two 12-minute intermissions. The Blackhawks alumni roster will be announced in the coming days.

Having already met twice during the 2016-17 season, the Blues and Blackhawks teams will face off one more time prior to the 2017 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic® - on Saturday, Dec. 17, in St. Louis.

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