Wings general manager Lindsay Sanderson announced the team's final 23-man roster for the 2008 season yesterday.

Featured on this season's roster are fifth-year defenseman Taylor Wray, a former National Lacrosse League rookie and defenseman of the year, and 11-year veteran goaltender Rob Blasdell.

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The Roster

No. 1, transition John Christmas

2, transition Jim Borell

7, defenseman Kyle Sweeney

9, forward Merrick Thomson

10, forward Brenden Thenhaus

14, forward Jamie Rooney

15, defenseman Brett Moyer

17, forward Marc Morley

21, forward Keith Cromwell

22, forward David Mitchell

23, forward Athan Iannucci

24, defenseman Pete Jacobs

25, transition Pat Heim

27, forward Dan Marohl

28, defenseman Thomas Hajek

30, goalie Jay Preece

31, goalie Rob Blasdell

34, defenseman Shawn Nadelen

44, defensman Taylor Wray

45, forward Kyle Fiat

54, forward Jason Crosbie

66, forward Jake Bergey

77, transition Rob Van Beek

Practice squad

Transition Matt Eckerel

Forward Conor Ford

*Roster is subject to final approval by the National Lacrosse League.