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Canucks release schedule for 2022 Young Stars Classic in Penticton

The Vancouver Canucks have officially announced the schedule and other details for the 2022 Young Stars Classic in Penticton, BC.

Prospects from the Canucks, Calgary Flames, Edmonton Oilers, and Winnipeg Jets will participate in the tournament, which will take place at the South Okanagan Events Centre from September 16 to 19.

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The tournament will feature six games, with each team facing off against all three of its opponents. The Flames and Jets will open the round-robin schedule at 4:00 p.m. PT on September 16.

Here’s the full schedule:

This summer will mark the return of the Young Stars Classic, which has not been held since 2018. The tournament was slated to be revived in 2020, but that plan ended up being scrapped due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Some of the NHL’s most exciting future stars have participated in the Young Stars Classic over the years, including Elias Pettersson, Bo Horvat, Brock Boeser, Johnny Gaudreau, Matthew Tkachuk, Sean Monahan, Connor McDavid, Leon Draisaitl, Nikolaj Ehlers, and Kyle Connor.

The South Okanagan Events Centre can seat up to 5,000 fans and serves as the home venue for the Penticton Vees of the British Columbia Hockey League.

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