(FROM THE NY RANGERS) 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 Brian Leetch and Adam Graves. Joining 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. Coaches will be Mike Keenan, Emile Francis and Colin Campbell. The Rangers Off-Ice Ambassadors will include Rod Gilbert, Ed Giacomin and Harry Howell.
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By Bruce Berlet
After debuting their new blue road jerseys in the end of a four-game trip Friday night in Portland, Maine, the Connecticut Whale return to the XL Center Saturday at 7 p.m. to face the Providence Bruins in the start of a three-game homestand.
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Hartford, CT – Whalers Sports and Entertainment announced today that Nelson Emerson and Darren Turcotte will join the group of featured players for the Hartford Whalers legends vs. Boston Bruins legends game February 19, 2011 at Rentschler Field in East Hartford.
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Tagged Boston Bruins, Darren Turcotte, Hartford Whalers, Howard Baldwin, National Hockey League, Nelson Emerson, New York Rangers, Rentschler Field, sport, St. Louis Blues, WhaleBowl, Whalers Hockey Fest, WhalersSports