Longtime NHL defenders Adrian Aucoin and Gary Suter Among the more than 20 former Chicago Blackhawks in the current list for the 2017 NHL Winter Classic Alumni Game to play against a team of former St. Louis Blues at Busch Stadium on 31 December.
The register also includes forward Grant Mulvey, only Blackhawks player to score five goals in a game against the Blues on February 3, 1982; defenseman Jack O’Callahan, a member of the United States 1980 “Miracle on Ice” Olympic team; and three players-turned-broadcasters: goalie Darren Pang, defender Steve Konroyd and striker Troy Murray.
Hockey Hall of Fame goaltender Tony Esposito Jersey and 1970s star Cliff Koroll will serve as coaches.
Additions or changes to the registry can be made, leading to the game.
Blues and Blackhawks will play in the 2017 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic on January 2 Busch Stadium (1 pm ET; NBC, SN, TVA Sports).
Blackhawks Alumni Registry
Adrian Aucoin, D; Murray Bannerman, G; Adam Burish, F; Kyle Calder, F; Karsillo, F; Jim Cummins, F; Eric Daze, F; Yeager, F; Reggie Kerr, D; Steve Konroyd, D; Dave Mackay, F; Jamal Mayers, F, Grant VSM, F; Troy Murray, F; Brian Noonan, F; Jack O’Callahan, D; Darren Pang, G; Steve Poapst, D; Reid Simpson, F; Sopel Brent, D; Gary Suter, D; Jimmy Waite, G
Blackhawks coaching staff