Mike Modano, Jeremy Roenick to play in Blackhawks-Wild alumni game
The 2016 Stadium Series will kick off with an alumni game between former members of the Minnesota Wild and North Stars organization going up against former players from the Chicago Blackhawks. Some of the bigger names include Jeremy Roenick, Mike Modano, Denis Savard and Ed Belfour.
Before the current members of the Chicago Blackhawks and Minnesota Wild face off at TFC Bank Stadium on Feb. 21 for their Stadium Series game, former stars from the two teams will hit the ice on Saturday, Feb. 20 for an alumni game at the stadium on the campus of the University of Minnesota.
On Wednesday, the Wild announced the rosters for that alumni game and that it will feature former All-Stars Jeremy Roenick, Mike Modano, Denis Savard, Dino Ciccarelli and Ed Belfour, among many others.
The Minnesota team, which will be coached by Lou Nanne and Tom Reid, will combine past players from the Wild and old Minnesota North Stars organizations, which is how Modano, Ciccarelli and Neal Broten will end up playing in the game. In fact, most of the Minnesota roster is made up of former North Stars players.
The only alumni that played for the Wild are Brad Bombardir, Andrew Brunnette, Jim Dowd, Darby Hendrickson, Antti Laaksonen, Richard Park and Wes Waz.
The Blackhawks alumni roster will be coached by Tony Esposito and Pat Foley.
Here are the complete rosters for both teams.
Minnesota Wild/North Stars
Chicago Blackhawks roster
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