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Oilers to Participate in Young Stars Classic in Penticton

Tournament to feature prospects of Canucks, Flames, Jets, Oilers and Sharks

Thursday, 06.06.2013 / 3:15 PM / News
Edmonton Oilers

The Edmonton Oilers announced today they will participate in the 2013 Young Stars Classic in Penticton, BC, beginning Thursday, September 5, 2013. This will be the third time the city of Penticton has hosted the Young Stars Classic. The round-robin tournament will feature prospects from the Vancouver Canucks, Calgary Flames, Edmonton Oilers, San Jose Sharks and Winnipeg Jets from September 5 - 9th.

This year’s festivities will include a Canucks alumni game against other Young Stars teams’ alumni and local police and fire department members, a Canucks Business Leaders’ Day, a Minor Hockey Day, and a Canucks alumni and team personnel meet and greet. Minor Hockey Day will include a Party on the Plaza event with games, food, music and entertainment as well as skills and development camps for BC minor hockey players. For more information about the Young Stars Classic and surrounding events, please go to canucks.com/youngstars.

Tournament ticket packages, which include a ticket to eight tournament games, are $70 plus applicable fees and go on sale June 14 at 10:00 a.m. Tickets will be available online at www.valleyfirsttix.com, by phone at 1-877-763-2849, or in person at the Valley First Box Office at the South Okanagan Events Centre or at Penticton & Wine Country Visitor Centre. Single game tournament tickets will go on sale in August.

2013 YOUNG STARS CLASSIC SCHEDULE

Game Teams Date Time
Game 1 Edmonton vs. Calgary Sept. 5 4:00 pm
Game 2 Vancouver vs. San Jose Sept. 5 7:30 pm
Game 3 Winnipeg vs. San Jose Sept. 6 4:00 pm
Game 4 Vancouver vs. Calgary Sept. 6 7:30 pm
Game 5 Alumni Game Sept. 7 5:00 pm
Game 6 Edmonton vs. Winnipeg Sept. 7 7:30 pm
Game 7 Vancouver vs. Edmonton Sept. 8 2:00 pm
Game 8 San Jose vs. Calgary Sept. 8 5:30 pm
Game 9 **Winnipeg vs. Vancouver Sept. 9 12:00 pm

*Game dates, times and opponents subject to change.

**Single-game tickets only

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