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Canucks to host Young Stars Classic in Penticton

by Staff Writer / Vancouver Canucks

Vancouver, BC – The Vancouver Canucks announced today that they will host the 2015 Young Stars Classic for the fifth year at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton, B.C., running from Friday, September 11th to Monday, September 14th. The four-team tournament will feature prospects from the Canucks, Calgary Flames, Edmonton Oilers and Winnipeg Jets. Tickets for the tournament will go on sale on July 10th at 10:00 AM.

“We have great fans all over B.C. and we’re excited to once again host the Young Stars Classic in beautiful Penticton, B.C.,” said Trevor Linden, Canucks President of Hockey Operations. “This is an excellent event for fans in the Okanagan and gives us a platform to further develop and assess our prospects in competitive games.”

Tournament ticket packages include six games for $60.00* on sale Friday, July 10 at 10:00 AM. This all-event package offers best value to fans with savings of 30% available until August 15th. VIP ticket packages are available for $90.00* and $260.00* (*plus applicable fees). For information and details on what VIP packages include please visit and Tickets are available online at , by phone at 1-877-763-2849, in person at the Valley First Box Office at the SOEC or Wine Country Visitor Centre.

“This is high-level hockey – fast, very skilled, hard-hitting and intense. It really is a must-see event for hockey fans looking to take in NHL-calibre hockey,” said Event Chair and Mayor Andrew Jakubeit. “This signature festival generates significant economic activity for Penticton and neighbouring communities, as well as the energy and exposure that four Canadian NHL teams bring to our doorstep.”

This year the festivities will include a Canucks Town Hall Breakfast as well as Minor Hockey Day, which will include a Party on the Plaza event with games, food, music and entertainment as well as skills and development camps for B.C. minor hockey players.

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Young Stars Classic Schedule*

Penticton, BC – September 11-14, 2015

GAME             TEAMS                                  DATE            TIME

Game 1    Calgary vs. Winnipeg                 Sept. 11        4:00pm
Game 2     Vancouver vs. Edmonton            Sept. 11        7:30pm
Game 3     Calgary vs. Edmonton               Sept. 12        7:30pm
Game 4     Vancouver vs. Winnipeg           Sept. 13        2:00pm
Game 5     Edmonton vs. Winnipeg             Sept. 14        11:30am
Game 6     Vancouver vs. Calgary               Sept. 14         3:30pm

*Game dates, times and opponents subject to change.

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