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Niklas Kronwall to play in RBC Play Hockey Charity Challenge game

Niklas Kronwell is one of many NHL players who will play in the RBC Play Hockey Charity Challenge game, scheduled for Dec. 19.

Frederick Breedon

Dertoit Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall announced that he will participate in the RBC Play Hcokey Charity Challenge game, which will be held on Dec. 19 in Toronto.

Per Ansar Khan of M-Live, more than 30 NHL players will participate in the game. The complete rosters for the game have not been announced.

Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos and Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban will lead the teams, as the pair of NHL players serve as RBC ambassadors.

The RBC Play Hockey initiative is a program focused on building hockey programs around North America, and attempts to encourage North America's youth to start playing hockey. You can read more about the RBC Play Hockey program at the RBC's official website.

Tickets for the RBC Play Hockey Charity game will go on sale on Thursday, and will cost $25 each. The game will be held at the Mattamy Athletic Centre, at Ryerson University in Toronto.