This is a hockey game you won't want to miss! Join us during Acadia University's homecoming weekend to watch the Montreal Canadiens Alumni team play the Acadia Axemen Alumni team! All proceeds go towards No Time for That Anti-Bullying Society and Acadia's athletic programs. Get your tickets now before they sell out! Tickets are available online via Eventbrite, at the Acadia box office, and at Annapolis Valley Independent Grocers in Wolfville, Kentville, Berwick, and Middleton.
Montreal Canadiens Alumni Roster:
# 33 RICHARD SÉVIGNY: He played 8 years in the NHL with Montreal Canadiens and Quebec Nordiques. Won the Vezina trophy in 1980-81 and a Stanley Cup with the Montreal Canadiens.
# 6 OLEG PETROV: Petrov was drafted by the Montreal Canadiens in the1991 NHL Entry Draft and became the first Russian to play for the team, where he scored 72 goals and 115 assists for a total of 187 points. He won a Stanley Cup in 1993 with the Montreal Canadiens.
# 25 MATHIEU DANDENAULT: A 13 year NHL career, 4 of which were with the Montreal Canadiens. A winner of 3 Stanley Cups with the Detroit Red Wings. He also won a gold medal at the World Jr Hockey Championship in 2003.
# 26 PIERRE DAGENAIS: He had a 133 point season in 60 games in his last junior year with Rouyn-Noranda in 1997-98. He played 5 years in the NHL, with New Jersey, Florida and Montreal.
# 26 NORMAND DUPONT: In each of his four seasons at the Junior level (with the Montreal Junior) he recorded at least 100 points, including a 158 point year (84 goals) in 1974-75. He played 5 years in the NHL with Montreal, Winnipeg and Hartford. After he retired from NHL he played 8 seasons in the Swiss National League A.
# 29 GILLES THIBAUDEAU: He won the Spengler Cup (in Switzerland) with Canada. Recorded 435 points in 332 games in the Swiss National League A. He played 5 years in the National Hockey League with Montreal, New York and Toronto.
# 30 CHRIS NILAN: He holds the NHL record for most penalties in a single game with 10 in 1991. A former asssistant-coach with the New Jersey Devils in 1995-96. He played 13 years in the NHL, 10 of which were with the Montreal Canadiens. Winner of 1 Stanley Cup. He now makes his home in Montreal where he works as a radio host with TSN 690.
# 45 JOCELYN LEMIEUX: Born in Mont Laurier, he had a 13 year career in the NHL, 2 of which were with the Montreal Canadiens. He is now an analyst on the french sports network, RDS.
# 47 MARC ANDRÉ BERGERON: Known for his slapshot, he had a 10 year career in the NHL with Edmonton, New York, Anaheim, Minnesota, Montreal, Tampa Bay and Carolina. He is currently the Director of player development for the Shawinigan Cataracts.
# 84 GUILLAUME LATENDRESSE: He played 7 seasons in the NHL, including four with the Canadiens. He won the golf medal at the 2006 World Junior Hockey Championship. He is now a hockey analyst on french sports network RDS.
COACH STEVE SHUTT: With his linesmates Jacques Lemaire and Guy Lafleur he scored 60 goals in the 1976-77 season. He won 5 Stanley Cups. He was inducted to Hockey Hall of Fame in 1993.
(Line-Up is subject to change)
Acadia Axemen Alumni Roster:
Evan Mosher - member of the ’14 Acadia conference championship team
Russell Hogue - member of the ’98 Acadia national silver medal team
Barkley Sauter - member of the ’98 Acadia national silver medal team
Neil Fewster - member of the ’96 Acadia national championship team
Doug Reynolds - member of the ’96 Acadia national championship team
Mike O’Leary - member of the ’98 Acadia national silver medal team
Wade Whitten - member of the ’96 Acadia national championship team
Mike Sim - member of the ’98 Acadia national silver medal team
Bryce Classen - member of the ’98 Acadia national silver medal team
Josh Dill - member of the ’06 Acadia conference championship team
John MacPherson - member of the Acadia Hockey Honour Roll and Flying Fathers
Josh St. Louis - member of the ’98 Acadia national silver medal team
Darryl Moxam - member of the ’98 Acadia national silver medal team