Vancouver Canucks Young Stars Classic returns to Penticton this September

2018 VANCOUVER CANUCKS YOUNG STARS CLASSIC

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7 -  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 9

SOUTH OKANAGAN EVENTS CENTRE - PENTICTON, BC

4-Game Ticket Package - $35.00*
Ice Level VIP Package - $155.00*
NHL Single Game Ticket - $15.00*
University Single Game Ticket - $12.00*


*Additional fees apply

 

 

 

Ticket packages are on sale now and can be purchased in person at the Valley First Box Office, over the phone at 1-877-763-2849 or online at ValleyFirstTix.com. Single game tickets will go on sale Friday, August 10 at 10:00AM.

July 18/2018
PRESS RELEASE

The City of Penticton announced today that 4-Game packages and Ice Level VIP packages go on sale Friday, July 27th at 10 am. The 2018 Young Stars Classic takes place from Friday, September 7th to Sunday, September 9th at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton, BC. The tournament features prospects from the Winnipeg Jets and Vancouver Canucks, as well as the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds and University of Alberta Golden Bears.

“We are excited to be starting our season in Penticton against the defending U Sports Champion University of Alberta Golden Bears,” said Sven Butenschon, Head Coach, UBC Thunderbirds. “With a strong Golden Bear and Thunderbird alumni following in the Okanagan, we are expecting a great atmosphere for these competitive, high-caliber games.”

​“The Young Stars Classic is a fantastic tournament and the City of Penticton does a tremendous job as host,” said Trevor Linden, Canucks President of Hockey Operations. “While the format and participating teams has changed, fans can still expect a lot of excitement and a high level of competition from both top prospects and elite university programs.”

Canucks and Jets prospects expected to participate in the tournament include:

Vancouver Canucks – Elias Pettersson, Jonathan Dahlen, Olli Juolevi, Adam Gaudette, Kole Lind, Michael DiPietro
Winnipeg Jets – Kristian Vesalainen, Logan Stanley, Michael Spacek, Jansen Harkins, Luke Green, Mikhail Berdin

Full tournament rosters and information will be posted on canucks.com/youngstars and SOEC.ca as they become available. Please note rosters are subject to change.

4-Game packages are $35* and Ice Level VIP packages are $155* and will go on sale to the general public on Friday, July 27 at 10AM. Packages will be available for purchase online at ValleyFirstTix.com, by phone at 1-877-763-2849 or in person at the Valley First Box Office at the SOEC.  For complete package details please visit SOEC.ca. Single game tickets will go on sale at a later date.

This year’s off-ice festivities include a Minor Hockey Day featuring a Party on the Plaza with games, food, music, entertainment, and skills development camps for BC minor hockey players.  

May 9/2018
PRESS RELEASE:
The Vancouver Canucks and City of Penticton announced today that the 2018 Young Stars Classic will return to the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton, BC from Friday, September 7th to Sunday, September 9th. 

“The Young Stars Classic is a fantastic tournament and the City of Penticton does a tremendous job as host,” said Trevor Linden, Canucks President of Hockey Operations. “While the format and participating teams has changed, fans can still expect a lot of excitement and a high level of competition from both top prospects and elite university programs.” 

The Young Stars Classic features two games between the top prospects from the Winnipeg Jets and Vancouver Canucks as well as a two-game series between the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds and CIS Champion University of Alberta Golden Bears. 

Canucks prospects expected to participate in the tournament include Adam Gaudette, Jonathan Dahlen, Olli Juolevi, Kole Lind, Lukas Jasek, Jonah Gadjovich, Zack MacEwen, Jalen Chatfield, Guillaume Brisebois and Michael DiPietro. 

Full tournament rosters and ticket information will be posted on canucks.com/youngstars and SOEC.ca at a later date. 

Young Stars Classic Schedule 
Game 1                   UBC vs University of Alberta                  Sept. 7                     4:00pm
Game 2                   Vancouver vs. Winnipeg                         Sept. 7                     7:30pm
Game 3                   UBC vs University of Alberta                  Sept. 8                     6:00pm
Game 4                   Vancouver vs. Winnipeg                         Sept. 9                     2:00pm 

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The Vancouver Canucks and City of Penticton have announced that the 2018 Young Stars Classic will return to the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton, BC from Friday, September 7th to Sunday, September 9th. Ticket packages are on sale now and can be purchased in person at the Valley First Box Office, over the phone at 1-877-763-2849 or online at ValleyFirstTix.com. Single game tickets will go on sale Friday, August 10 at 10:00AM.
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