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by George Malik on 07/11/12 at 02:01 AM ET
MLive’s Brendan Savage drops the first bombshell on a day certain to bring a star-studded cast of Detroit Red Wings and Toronto Maple Leafs legends to the fore as the Wings and Leafs will announce their Winter Classic Alumni Game(s) rosters at 12:30 PM EDT (and DetroitRedWings.com will stream the event), all while framing the Hockeytown Winter Festival. Savage reports that the only proper coach for the Wings’ alums will grace Comerica Park with his presence:
Scotty Bowman has committed to coaching the Red Wings alumni team for the Red Wings-Maple Leafs Alumni Showdown Dec. 31 at Comerica Park, MLive.com has learned. It is the last event before the Jan. 1 Winter Classic between Detroit and Toronto at Michigan Stadium.
Bowman, the winningest coach in NHL history was an obvious choice.
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