WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Jets, in conjunction with the Calgary Flames, Edmonton Oilers, and Vancouver Canucks, announced that they will showcase their top prospects at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton, B.C. from Sept. 11 - 15, 2020. The 2020 Young Stars Classic will see each team play one another once.
Thirteen of the 29 players on the Jets current roster have played for the club in rookie tournaments in the past, including:
- Mason Appleton
- Kyle Connor
- Andrew Copp
- Nikolaj Ehlers
- Jansen Harkins
- Connor Hellebuyck
- Adam Lowry
- Josh Morrissey
- Sami Niku
- Nelson Nogier
- Tucker Poolman
- Jack Roslovic
- Kristian Vesalainen
This will be the seventh time the Winnipeg Jets are taking part in the Young Stars Classic. The Jets have participated since their inaugural season in 2011-12 with the exception of 2012, when the event was cancelled due to the NHL's work stoppage, and 2019, when the event was not held.
Further details around the 2020 Young Stars Classic will be made available in the coming months.
2020 Young Stars Classic Schedule: (All Times Local)
Game 1 - Vancouver vs. Winnipeg - Sept 11 - 7:00 p.m.
Game 2 - Calgary vs. Winnipeg - Sept 12 - 4:00 p.m.
Game 3 - Vancouver vs. Edmonton - Sept 12 - 7:30 . p.m.
Game 4 - Edmonton vs. Calgary - Sept 13 - 4:00 p.m.
Game 5 - Edmonton vs. Winnipeg - Sept 15 - 4:00 p.m.
Game 6 - Vancouver vs. Calgary - Sept 15 - 7:30 p.m.