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NHL legends named for 2017 USA v Canada Ice Hockey Classic in Australia

NHL legends, Darryl Sittler and Dave ‘Tiger’ Williams have been named as the Team Canada and Team USA coaches for this year’s Hungry Jack’s Ice Hockey Classic.

Sittler (Team Canada) and Williams (Team USA), will travel to Sydney’s Qudos Bank Arena and Melbourne’s Hisense Arena, for two action-packed exhibition matches between the rival teams.

Canadian Ice Hockey champion and Ice Hockey Hall of Fame inductee, Sittler, is renowned for the greatest offensive game in the history of the NHL, with six goals and four assists for a total of ten points.

Sittler played in the NHL from 1970 to 1985, for the Toronto Maple Leafs, the Philadelphia Flyers and the Detroit Red Wings and has recently been named in the Top 100 NHL players of all time.

Brent Burns from the San Jose Sharks was a part of the team in past Classics. Picture: Yuri KouzminSource: News Corp Australia

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