Rangers Alumni roster announced
Leetch, Gartner, Graves among players facing Flyers Alumni on Dec. 31
• Winter Classic Road Trip
The New York Rangers announced today their roster for the Rangers-Flyers alumni game on Saturday, December 31 at 1:00 p.m. at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania as part of the 2012 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic.
The game will feature the return to the ice of Rangers greats Mark Messier, Brian Leetch and Adam Graves. Joining Messier, Leetch and Graves are Hockey Hall of Famers Glenn Anderson and Mike Gartner, in addition to goaltenders John Vanbiesbrouck and Dan Blackburn, defensemen Dave Maloney, Ron Greschner, Tom Laidlaw, Dale Purinton, Darius Kasparaitis and Mathieu Schneider, and forwards Darren Langdon, Stephane Matteau, Nick Kypreos, Darren Turcotte, Kris King, Brian Mullen, Paul Broten, Ron Duguay, Nick Fotiu and Pat Hickey.
|Rangers legend Brian Leetch is one of several Hockey Hall of Famers representing the Rangers on Dec. 31. Others include Glenn Anderson and Mike Gartner as players, Emile Francis on the coaching staff, and Rod Gilbert, Eddie Giacomin and Harry Howell as alumni ambassadors attending the game.
The Rangers Off-Ice Ambassadors will include Rod Gilbert, Ed Giacomin and Harry Howell
Beginning at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, November 28, following the unveiling of the Rangers jersey for the 2012 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic® on blueshirtsunited.com, fans will have the chance to vote for the starting lineup for the Rangers Alumni team who will be playing in the 2012 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic® Alumni Game.
By casting a vote for their favorite former Rangers, fans will automatically be entered to win a host of prizes including Winter Classic jerseys and tickets to the Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic and the Outdoor Alumni Game.
Fans will be able to participate in a live in-game chat during the alumni game on blueshirtsunited.com, as well as follow real-time game coverage via @thenyrangers on Twitter.
For ticket information on the 2012 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic® Alumni Game click here to request tickets or call (212) 465-6080.
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