To celebrate one of the NHL’s longest-standing rivalries, the Toronto Maple Leafs and Detroit Red Wings unveiled the rosters for the 2017 Rogers NHL Centennial Classic TM Alumni Game today. The showdown will be played outdoors on December 31, 2016 at Exhibition Stadium as part of the Toronto Maple Leafs Centennial celebration.
With the help of Maple Leafs alumnus Darcy Tucker and Red Wings alumnus Kris Draper, the rosters were announced on Sportsnet’s Hockey Central At Noon, and include inductees of the Hockey Hall of Fame, 50-goal scorers and many fan favourites. The rosters are:


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Darryl Sittler
Doug Gilmour
Rick Vaive
Darcy Tucker
Wendel Clark
Lanny McDonald
Gary Roberts
Dave Andreychuk
Tiger Williams
Tie Domi
Steve Thomas
Gary Leeman
Mats Sundin

Tomas Kaberle
Dave Ellett
Bryan McCabe
Borje Salming
Dmitri Yushkevich
Al Iafrate
Bob McGill


Curtis Joseph
Felix Potvin
Mike Pamateer

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Kris Draper
Dino Ciccarelli
Martin Lapointe
Doug Brown
Sergei Fedorov
Slava Kozlov
Brendan Shanahan
Tomas Holmstrom
Mickey Redmond
Darren McCarty
Igor Larionov
Kirk Maltby
Joe Kocur


Nicklas Lidstrom
Larry Murphy
Chris Chelios
Jiri Fischer
Paul Coffey
Mathieu Dandenault


Manny Legace
Kevin Hodson

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Alumni from these storied hockey clubs last met during a doubleheader on December 31, 2013 as part of the Hockeytown Winter Festival in Detroit, Michigan. The Detroit Red Wings Alumni swept the Toronto Maple Leafs Alumni, winning the first matchup 5-4 and the second, 6-5.
As a special Centennial Season celebration and to mark its 50th anniversary, fans in attendance will also witness the Toronto Maple Leafs honour the 1967 Stanley Cup winning team during the game in a must-see moment.
Tickets to the matchup between some of the greatest Maple Leafs and Red Wings of all-time start at $26.25 CAD and are available now on
For more information on the Toronto Maple Leafs Centennial Celebration, visit