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RELEASE: Oilers announce details for 2019 Rookie Camp

Camp features 23 players and includes two games for the Oilers Rookies against the Calgary Rookies on September 7 in Red Deer and September 10 in Calgary

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EDMONTON, AB - The Edmonton Oilers have announced details for the 2019 Rookie Camp, including the roster, practice schedule and games on Sept. 7 vs. Calgary in Red Deer, AB and Sept. 10 in Calgary. 

The Oilers Rookie Camp will open on Thursday, September 5 with medicals and fitness testing at Rogers Place. Both games will be streamed live on, YouTube, Facebook and Twitter.

Edmonton's rookie roster features 23 players (three goaltenders, seven defencemen and 13 forwards).

This roster includes 11 Oilers draft picks, including 2019 second round pick Raphael Lavoie (38th overall), 2018 first round pick Evan Bouchard (10th overall), 2018 second round picks Ryan McLeod (40th) and Olivier Rodrigue (62nd), as well as 2017 first round pick Kailer Yamamoto (22nd overall).

The Oilers 2019 Rookie Camp will also feature three natives of Edmonton - 2016 second round selection Tyler Benson (32nd overall), 2017 third round selection Stuart Skinner (78th overall) and camp invite Liam Keeler, who plays with the WHL's Edmonton Oil Kings.

Following the conclusion of rookie camp, select players will be invited to attend training camp.

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