Rosters set for Penguins-Capitals alumni game
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Final rosters today were released for Friday's Penguins-Washington Capitals outdoor alumni game at Heinz Field.
Penguins Hall of Fame center and owner Mario Lemieux headlines the home team.
The rest of the Penguins old-timers are: Hockey Hall of Famers Paul Coffey, Ron Francis, Larry Murphy and Bryan Trottier, plus Rod Buskas, Gary Roberts, Greg Malone, Bob Errey, Bill Guerin, Jay Caufield, Craig Simpson, Francois Leroux, Gary Rissling, Troy Loney, Kevin Stevens, Gilles Meloche, Phil Bourque, Dave Hannan, Peter Taglianetti, Warren Young, Frank Pietrangelo, Rob Brown and Rick Tocchet. The coaches will be Eddie Johnston, Randy Hillier and Pierre Larouche. The honorary general manager is Jack Riley, the Penguins' original GM.
Peter Bondra, a 500-goal scorer, leads the Caps' alumni roster, which also includes Dino Ciccarelli, Michal Pivonka, Sylvain Cote, Don Beaupre, Pat Ribble, Ken Sabourin, Yvon Labre, Mark Lofthouse, Nick Kypreos, Alan Hanglesben, Dean Evason, Errol Rausse, Alan May, Craig Laughlin, John Druce, Dennis Maruk, Greg Adams, Blair Stewart, Gord Lane, Robert Picard, Paul Mulvey and J.R. Reich. The coaches will be Granny Grant, Joe Reekie and Bucky Gallagher
The game, scheduled for 9:30 a.m., is sold out. Tickets also include a Penguins practice on the Heinz Field rink at 11:30 a.m., but the Capitals' practice to follow is not open to the public.
First Published December 30, 2010 10:35 am