Wolverines hockey alumni game slated for Friday evening

Jack Johnson is one of the many University of Michigan products expected to skate at the team's annual alumni game. (Michael Caples/MiHockey)

By Michael Caples -

Anxious for University of Michigan hockey to start back up?

Here’s something to hold you over.

The Wolverines will host their annual alumni game this Friday, with nearly 40 former Michigan players taking part.

The puck drops at 6:15 p.m. at Yost Ice Arena, and it is expected to last one hour. After the conclusion of the alumni game, there will be public open skating.

Both the game and the public skating are free to the general public, while skate rentals will cost participants $3.00.

Expected alumni game participants include:

Keith Carter (class of 1982), Andrew Ebbett (2006), Bob Falconer (1974), Danny Fardig (2009), Chris Frescoln (1997), Luke Glendening (2012), David Harlock (1993), Charlie Henderson (2005), David Huntzicker (2001), Shawn Hunwick (2012), Jack Johnson (2009), Mike Knuble (1995), Paul Kobylarz (1985), Kip Maurer (1978), Brad McCaughey (1988), Mark Mink (2003), Lee Moffie (2013), David Moss (2005), Brandon Naurato (2009), Pat Neaton (1993), Eric Nystrom (2005), Rob Palmer (1977), Billy Powers (1988), David Roberts (1993), Mike Roemensky (2003), Jeff Rohrkemper (2013), Noah Ruden (2006), Steve Shields (1994), Ted Speers (1983), Mike Stone (1994), Chris Summers (2010), Chris Tamer (1993), Jeff Urban (1989), Rick Willis (1995), Brian Wiseman (1994), Mike Woodford (2005)