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Mats Sundin highlights Leafs alumni roster for Centennial Classic

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Rob Williams Nov 15, 2016 2:32 am

The NHL has announced the rosters for the Centennial Classic alumni game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Detroit Red Wings, and I think you’re going to like what you see.

The alumni game will take place on December 31 at BMO Field, a day before the Leafs and Red Wings present day teams play for two points in the NHL standings.

The Leafs have chosen players from a couple of different eras, meaning that players like Mats Sundin, Doug Gilmour, and Wendel Clark will play with legends Darryl Sittler, Lanny McDonald, and Borje Salming.

Also playing together are two of the most famous tough guys of all-time in Tie Domi and Tiger Williams.

Detroit has chosen a roster comprised almost entirely of players from the 90s, which includes Leafs president Brendan Shanahan. Steve Yzerman won’t play, but this is still a star-studded lineup which includes Sergei Fedorov, Chris Chelios, Paul Coffey, and Nicklas Lidstrom.

Here are the full rosters:

Maple Leafs Alumni Roster

Dave Andreychuk
Wendel Clark
Tie Domi
Dave Ellett
Doug Gilmour
Al Iafrate
Curtis Joseph
Tomas Kaberle
Gary Leeman
Bryan McCabe
Lanny McDonald
Bob McGill
Mike Palmateer
Felix Potvin
Gary Roberts
Borje Salming
Darryl Sittler
Mats Sundin
Steve Thomas
Darcy Tucker
Rick Vaive
Tiger Williams
Dmitri Yushkevich

Red Wings Alumni Roster

Doug Brown
Dino Ciccarelli
Chris Chelios
Paul Coffey
Mathieu Dandenault
Kris Draper
Sergei Fedorov
Jiri Fischer
Kevin Hodson
Tomas Holmstrom
Joe Kocur
Slava Kozlov
Martin Lapointe
Igor Larionov
Manny Legace
Nicklas Lidstrom
Kirk Maltby
Darren McCarty
Larry Murphy
Mickey Redmond
Brendan Shanahan

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Rob Williams
Man of the people, voice of the fans. Daily Hive Sports Editor.

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