December 19, 2012
Live stream: NHLPA charity game at 7 p.m. EST
By QMI Agency
The NHL may be locked out but fans still have a chance to see some of their favourite players in action.
Team Steven Stamkos takes on Team P.K. Subban at the revamped Maple Leaf Gardens -- now known as the Mattamy Athletic Centre at Ryerson University -- for a game sponsored by the NHL Players' Association and RBC. All proceeds from the 2,600 tickets sold will go to the NHLPA’s Goals and Dreams Fund and the bank’s grassroots’ hockey initiatives.
The roster is chock full of Toronto Maple Leafs players, including Dion Phaneuf, John-Michael Liles, Mike Komisarek, Phil Kessel, Joffrey Lupul, Tim Connolly, Matthew Lombardi, Clarke MacArthur, David Steckel and Jay McClement. Former Leafs participating include Jonas Gustavsson, Carlo Colaiacovo, Tomas Kaberle, Kris Versteeg, John Mitchell and Brad Boyes.
Rounding out the roster, in addition to Stamkos and Subban, is James Neal, Michael Del Zotto, Chris Campoli, Niklas Kronwall, Kyle Quincey, Dan Cleary, David Clarkson, B.J. Crombeen, Steve Downie, Logan Couture, Chris Kelly, Tom Kostopoulos, Matt Martin, Teddy Purcell, Steve Ott, Peter Regin, Wojtek Wolski, Dan Winnik, Michael Leighton and Martin Biron.
Game action starts below at 7 p.m. EST.