SAN JOSE, Calif.
– The San Jose Sharks recently announced their roster for the second consecutive Young Stars tournament featuring prospects from the Calgary Flames, Edmonton Oilers, Vancouver Canucks and Winnipeg Jets from Sept. 11-15 in the city of Penticton, British Columbia.
Several San Jose prospects will be attending the tournament for the second time, including Freddie Hamilton
, Michael Sgarbossa, Taylor Doherty
(pictured above), J.P. Anderson
and Thomas Heemskerk
. In addition, Sharks 2011 draft picks Dylan DeMelo
and Justin Sefton
will also participate.
The 2010 Young Stars Tournament featured 20 players who dressed in NHL games during the 2010/11 season, including Sharks prospects Benn Ferriero
and Brandon Mashinter
as well as Anaheim’s Cam Fowlwer and Brandon MacMillan, Calgary’s Mikael Backlund and Lance Bouma, Edmonton’s Jordan Eberle, Taylor Hall and Magnus Paajarvi and Vancouver’s Chris Tanev and Aaron Volpatti.
The Sharks finished with a 2-1 record in three games in last season’s tournament. Sgarbossa finished as the tournament’s second leading scorer with four points in two games (three goals [hat trick] and one assist) and Ferriero added three assists in two games to finish tied for third among all scorers.
Tournament packages, which include a ticket to each of the eight games, will be available for purchase, starting at $80 plus applicable fees. Tournament ticket packages will go on-sale July 16th at 10 am online at www.valleyfirstTIX.com, by phone at 1-877-763-2849 or in person at the South Okanagan Events Centre box office. Single game tournament tickets will be made available in mid-August. Game dates, times and opponents subject to change.
|GAME ||DATE ||VISITOR ||HOME ||TIME (PAC.) |
|GAME 1 ||SEPT. 11, 2011 ||sharks ||flames ||4:00 PM |
|game 2 ||SEPT. 11, 2011 ||canucks ||oilers ||7:30 PM |
|GAME 3 ||SEPT. 12, 2011 ||flames ||canucks ||4:00 PM |
|game 4 ||SEPT. 12, 2011 ||jets ||sharks ||7:30 PM |
|GAME 5 ||SEPT. 13, 2011 ||jets ||OILERS ||7:30 PM |
|game 6 ||SEPT. 14, 2011 ||SHARKS ||CANUCKS ||4:00 PM |
|GAME 7 ||SEPT. 14, 2011 ||OILERS ||FLAMES ||7:30 PM |
|game 8 ||SEPT. 15, 2011 ||JETS ||CANUCKS ||11:30 AM |
A complete Sharks roster for the 2011 Young Stars Tournament can be found by clicking here (PDF)
. The Sharks main training camp will open on Sept. 17 at Sharks Ice at San Jose.