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Oilers announce Young Stars tournament roster

Tickets go on sale Monday, August 16; All 8 games to be streamed live

Thursday, 12.08.2010 / 5:00 PM / News
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Oilers announce Young Stars tournament roster
Oilers prospecrt Jordan Eberle is congratulated by his teammates after scoring on young Canuck Bobby Nadeau during the rookie game between both clubs September 10, 2009 in Leduc, AB. (Photo by Andy Devlin/Edmonton Oilers Hockey Club)
General Manager Steve Tambellini announced today the Edmonton Oilers roster for the upcoming Vancouver Canucks Young Stars Tournament taking place from September 12-16 at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton, British Columbia.

The Oilers will head to Penticton led by first round draft choices Taylor Hall (1st overall in 2010), Magnus Paajarvi (10th overall in 2009) and Jordan Eberle (22nd overall in 2008).

The eight-game tournament will feature players from the Oilers, Anaheim Ducks, Calgary Flames, San Jose Sharks and Vancouver Canucks. A total of 16 NHL first round draft picks, seven players that appeared in the Final of the 2010 World Junior Championships, and the 2009 and 2010 CHL Players-of-the-Year are all scheduled to play for their respective teams. Notable prospects from the other four teams participating include Mikael Backlund (CGY), Emerson Etem (ANA), Cam Fowler (ANA), Cody Hodgson (VAN), Kyle Palmieri (ANA), Nick Petrecki (SJ), Jordan Schroeder (VAN) and Mitch Wahl (CGY).

Also today, The Vancouver Canucks announced single game tickets and day passes (access to all games on the given day) for the tournament will go on sale Monday, August 16 at 10:00am Pacific Time.

Single game tickets will be available for $12, or day passes (access to all games on the given day) will be available for $20, beginning Monday, August 16. A special 2-for-1 offer will take place on September 16 with all tickets for the game between the Flames and Canucks being sold for just $12 per pair. Limited tournament packages, which include a ticket to each of the eight games, will be available for purchase starting at $66, until Monday, August 16 at 10:00am PDT. Tournament ticket packages and single game tickets are available for purchase online at www.valleyfirstTIX.com, by phone at 1-877-763-2849 or in person at the South Okanagan Events Centre box office. Game dates, times and opponents are subject to change.

VANCOUVER CANUCKS YOUNG STARS TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE

GAME
TEAMS DATE
TIME*
Game 1 Vancouver vs. Edmonton Sept. 12 5:00pm
Game 2 San Jose vs. Anaheim Sept. 12 8:30pm
Game 3 Anaheim vs. Calgary Sept. 13 5:00pm
Game 4 San Jose vs. Vancouver Sept. 13 8:30pm
Game 5 Calgary vs. Edmonton Sept. 14 8:30pm
Game 6 Anaheim vs. Vancouver Sept. 15 5:00pm
Game 7 Edmonton vs. San Jose Sept. 15 8:30pm
Game 8 Calgary vs. Vancouver Sept. 16 1:00pm

*Game dates, times and opponents subject to change. Times are Mountain.
All Oilers games will be streamed live on edmontonoilers.com


Edmonton Oilers 2010 Young Stars Roster (09-10 stats)

Forwards (16)
# Name POS SHOOTS Height Weight Date Of Birth Birth Place 09-10 TEAM DRAFT
Cameron Abney   RW Right 6' 4" 192 23 May 1991 Aldergrove, BC, CAN everett/Edmonton (WHL) 2009 (3-82) EDM
Philippe Cornet   LW LEFT 6' 0" 173 28 Mar 1990 Val-Senneville, QC, CAN Rouyn-Noranda (QMJHL) 2008 (5-133) EDM
Drew Czerwonka   LW LEFT 6' 2" 192 1 Jul 1992 Glenavon, SK, CAN Kootenay (WHL) 2010 (6-166) EDM
Jordan Eberle   C Right 5' 10" 174 15 May 1990 Regina, SK, CAN Regina (WHL)/springfield (ahl) 2008 (1-22) EDM
Taylor Hall   LW Left 6' 1" 185 14 Nov 1991 Calgary, AB, CAN Windsor (OHL) 2010 (1-1) EDM
Curtis Hamilton   LW Left 6' 3" 202 4 Dec 1991 Kelowna, BC, CAN Saskatoon (WHL) 2010 (2-48) EDM
Teemu Hartikainen   C Left 6' 1" 198 3 May 1990 Kuopio, FIN KaiPa Kuopio (FNL) 2008 (6-163) EDM
Milan Kytnar   C Left 6' 0" 180 19 May 1989 Topolcany, SVK saskatoon/Vancouver (WHL) 2007 (5-127) EDM
James Livingston   RW Right 6' 1" 210 8 MAR 1990 Newmarket, ON, can sault st. marie/plymouth (ohl) camp invite
Ryan Martindale   C Left 6' 3" 183 27 Oct 1991 Brooklin, ON, CAN Ottawa (OHL) 2010 (3-61) EDM
Magnus Paajarvi   LW Left 6' 1" 201 12 Apr 1991 Norrkoping, SWE Timra IK (SEL) 2009 (1-10) EDM
Kristians Pelss   F Left 5' 11" 179 9 Sep 1992 Preili, LATVIA Dynamo Riga (JR) 2010 (7-181) EDM
Tyler Pitlick   C Right 6' 2" 194 1 Nov 1991 Centerville, MN, USA Minnesota State Mankato (WCHA) 2010 (2-31) EDM
Chase Schaber   C Left 6' 0" 194 3 JAN 1991 Red Deer, AB, CAN Calgary/Kamloops (WHL) camp invite
Mike Thomas   RW Right 6' 0" 185 8 FEB 1990 New Maryland, NB, CAN Saint John (QMJHL) camp invite
Chris Vande Velde   C Left 6' 2" 190 15 Mar 1987 Moorhead, MN, USA North dakota (WCHA)/spr. (ahl) 2005 (4-97) EDM
Defencemen (10)
# Name shoots Height Weight Date Of Birth Birth Place 09-10 team DRAFT
JORDAN BENDFELD   Right 6' 2" 216 2 FEB 1988 Leduc, AB, CAN Stockton (ECHL) 2008 (7-193) EDM
Jeremie Blain   Right 6' 2" 190 19 Mar 1992 Longueuil, QC, CAN Acadie-Bathurst (QMJHL) 2010 (4-91) EDM
Brandon Davidson   Left 6' 1" 190 21 Aug 1991 Taber, AB, CAN Regina (WHL) 2010 (6-162) EDM
DALLAS EHRHARDT   Left 6' 4" 210 31 Jul 1992 CALGARY, AB, CAN Brandon/Moose Jaw (WHL) camp invite
Martin Marincin   Left 6' 4" 187 18 Feb 1992 Kosice, SVK Slovakia U20 (SVK) 2010 (2-46) EDM
Johan Motin   Right 6' 1" 202 10 Oct 1989 Karlskoga, SWE Springfield (AHL)/Edmonton (NHL) 2008 (4-103) EDM
Jeff Petry   Right 6' 3" 176 9 Dec 1987 Ann Arbor, MI, USA Michigan State (CCHA) 2006 (2-45) EDM
Alex Plante Right 6' 4" 225 9 MAY 1989 BRANDON, MB, can SPRINGFIELD (AHL)/EDMONTON (NHL) 2007 (1-15) EDM
Dominik Schlumpf Left 6' 1" 175 3 MAR 1991 Switzerland Shawinigan (QMJHL) camp invite
Nolan Toigo Left 6' 1" 187 22 JUL 1989 Delta, bc, can Vancouver (WHL) camp invite
Goaltenders (3)
# Name catches Height Weight Date Of Birth Birth Place 09-10 team DRAFT
Tyler Bunz   Left 6' 1" 196 11 Feb 1992 St. Albert, AB, CAN Medicine Hat (WHL) 2010 (5-121) EDM
Bryan Pitton   Left 6' 2" 168 26 Jan 1988 Mississauga, ON, CAN Stockton (ECHL)/SPRINGFIELD (AHL) 2006 (5-133) EDM
Olivier Roy   Left 6' 0" 165 12 Jul 1991 Amqui, QC, CAN Cape Breton (QMJHL)/SPRINGFIELD (AHL) 2009 (5-133) EDM


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