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Complete roster unveiled for RBC Play Hockey Charity Challenge in Toronto

RBC Play Hockey Charity Challenge

TORONTO, December 17, 2012 - The National Hockey League Players' Association (NHLPA) and RBC today unveiled the complete roster of more than 30 NHLPA members who will be participating in the RBC Play Hockey Charity Challenge December 19, 7:00 p.m. at the Mattamy Athletic Centre. The teams will be led by RBC Play Hockey ambassadors Steven Stamkos and P.K. Subban.
Two-time NHL leading goal-scorer and two-time NHL All-Star Steven Stamkos will captain the Blue team. Two-time World Junior Championship gold medallist and 2010-11 NHL All-Rookie Team member P.K. Subban will captain the White team.

Complete Team Blue (Stamkos) and Team White (Subban) rosters:

TEAM STAMKOS TEAM SUBBAN

Name

Name

Michael Del Zotto

Chris Campoli

Mike Komisarek

Carlo Colaiacovo

Niklas Kronwall

Tomas Kaberle

Dion Phaneuf

John-Michael Liles

Kyle Quincey

P.K. Subban

Dan Cleary

Brad Boyes

Tim Connolly

David Clarkson

B.J. Crombeen

Logan Couture

Steve Downie

Phil Kessel

Chris Kelly

Tom Kostopoulos

Clarke MacArthur

Matthew Lombardi

Matt Martin

Joffrey Lupul

James Neal

Jay McClement

Teddy Purcell

John Mitchell

Steven Stamkos

Steve Ott

David Steckel

Peter Regin

Kris Versteeg

Chris Stewart

Wojtek Wolski

Dan Winnik

Jonas Gustavsson

Martin Biron

Mike Leighton

 

All proceeds from the game will benefit grassroots hockey causes through the NHLPA Goals & Dreams Fund and the RBC Play Hockey program.

The NHLPA Goals & Dreams fund is the largest grassroots hockey assistance program in the world. Founded in 1999, NHLPA Goals & Dreams has contributed over $21 million to grassroots hockey programs and related causes in more than 30 countries. Through the donation of equipment grants, the program has given more than 60,000 deserving children the opportunity to play hockey and benefit from the sport's commitment to teamwork, discipline and physical fitness. For more information, visit NHLPA.com.

RBC Play Hockey is one of the largest corporately funded hockey programs that supports grassroots hockey in communities across North America. To date, RBC has provided more than $1,500,000 in grants to over 120 hockey programs - ranging from learn-to-skate, ball hockey and equipment-sharing programs to reduced registration, access to ice and hockey clinic initiatives. As a premier partner of Hockey Canada and USA Hockey, RBC is an official sponsor of each country's men's and women's national teams, the 2013 IIHF World Junior Championship, and Canada's National Junior A Championship - the RBC Cup. For more information, visit rbcplayhockey.com, follow us on Twitter @RBCPlayHockey or on Facebook www.facebook.com/rbcplayhockey.

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*Reminder: For media credentials, please contact:
Ryan Parker, NHLPA Communications, 416 313-2305, rparker@nhlpa.com
**All media looking to cover the game must submit a credential request in advance

Contact Information:
Brian Findlay, Stellick Marketing Communications,
416 603-9452 x 301,
(mobile) 416 802-4062 bfindlay@gotoguys.net

Jackie Braden, RBC Communications, 416 974-1724, jackie.braden@rbc.com

Andrew Wolfe, NHLPA Communications, 416 313-2376, awolfe@nhlpa.com