NEW YORK - 84 Lumber and hockey All-Stars Brad Richards and Scott Hartnell have added players on the "Operation Hat Trick" charity-game roster, to benefit families affected by Hurricane Sandy. 84 Lumber is also involved in the project.
On the roster are Henrik Lundqvist, Steven Stamkos, Daniel Alfredsson, Corey Perry, Marc Staal, P.K. Subban, Justin Williams, Andy Greene, David Clarkson, Dan Girardi, Matt Martin , and the great Martin Brodeur. All will lend their on-ice talents to help raise funds to benefit the Empire Relief Fund, NJ Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund and the American Red Cross.
These latest players join a talent heavy Operation Hat Trick roster made up of such superstars as Bobby Ryan, Kimmo Timonen, Braydon Coburn, James van Riemsdyk, Simon Gagne, Ville Leino, Daniel Carcillo, Steve Eminger, Jeff Halpern, Brian Boyle, Jody Shelley, John Carlson, Taylor Pyatt, Steve Downie, Wayne Simmonds and James Neal.
Captains Brad Richards and Scott Hartnell are currently forming line combinations that will be unveiled on Friday at Caesars Atlantic City, along with the jerseys donated by Reebok.
"We have been through other significant disasters such as Hurricanes Katrina and Ike, the Tuscaloosa and Joplin tornado and many other disasters we understand what our associates and friends and neighbors face as they start to rebuild," said Nobers. "Operation Hat Trick provides both a great opportunity for all of us to help those impacted by Sandy and to also return a sense of normalcy."
Operation Hat Trick is set to take place in Atlantic City, N.J. on Saturday, November 24 at 7pm at Historic Boardwalk Hall. All proceeds from the event will go directly to the Empire State Relief Fund, the New Jersey Hurricane Relief Fund and the American Red Cross. Learn more at www.facebook.com/atlanticcityheroes
Have something to say? Share your thoughts with us in the comments below.