The game will be held on Thursday, September 22 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia.
They are CCM-designed jerseys that also include matching gloves, helmets, pants and socks for the two teams competing. The blue jersey, which Team Howe will be wearing, consists of a blue body with red sleeves. The numbers on the back will be white trimmed in red. The white jersey, which Team LeClair will be wearing, consists of a white body with blue sleeves. The players’ numbers on the back will be red trimmed in blue. Both of the jerseys will have a big logo on the front that says, “USA Hockey CCM All-American Prospects Game Philadelphia, Pennsylvania” On one of the sleeves will be the Flyers logo, while the other sleeve will contain another logo and the players’ number.
The roster will feature 42 of the top American-born prospects eligible for the 2017 NHL Entry Draft. Of those 42 players, 35 of them are on the NHL Central Scouting List, which contains players that have the potential to be selected in the first three rounds of the draft.
A few notable players are Cayden Primeau who is the son of Keith Primeau. Keith is a former Philadelphia Flyers teammate of John LeClair. Kyle MacLean is the sone of former NHL player, John MacLean. There are 33 players that are either committed to college or about to begin their first collegiate season. Of the 42 players, 33 of them have ties to the USHL, which is the top junior league in the United States.
This is the first time that the game will be held in Philadelphia. The three cities where the game was previously held are Buffalo, New York and Pittsburgh.