The Winnipeg Jets Hockey Club today announced their roster for the 2015 Rookie Camp that will attend the 2015 Young Stars Classic in Penticton, B.C. from September 11-14.
The group playing in Penticton will be on the ice together for the first time at MTS Iceplex on September 10, 12:00 pm.
Players suiting up for the Winnipeg Jets in this year’s Young Stars Classic include 2013 draft picks Josh Morrissey, Nic Petan and Eric Comrie, as well as 2014 first-round draft pick Nikolaj Ehlers. Other notable prospects named to the rookie camp roster are Andrew Copp, who suited up for the last Jets game of the season after completing his junior year at the University of Michigan. Also attending the tournament are: Brendan Lemieux, a 40 goal-scorer with the OHL’s Barrie Colts last year, and Connor Hellebuyck, a 2015 AHL All-Star and World Championship All-Star after back- stopping the United States to a bronze medal at the IIHF World Championship in Prague last April.
Broadcast partner TSN 1290 will be carry all three Jets games from the Young Stars Classic, called by the radio play-by-play voice of the Jets Paul Edmonds along with TSN 1290 and TSN3 colour commentator Shane Hnidy. You will also be able to watch the games online live on www.winnipegjets.com, featuring Brian Munz. Visit the Jets’ website for game recaps, interviews, and exclusive coverage from Jets TV during the Young Stars Classic.
This season marks the fourth time the Winnipeg Jets will take part in the Young Stars Classic, hosted by the Vancouver Canucks. The Jets have participated since their inaugural season in 2011- 12 while the tournament was cancelled in 2012 due to the NHL’s work stoppage.
Each scheduled game will take place at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton, B.C. For ticket information, please visit www.soec.ca.
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Young Stars Classic
Penticton, B.C – 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
* All times pacific