Canucks announce Young Stars Classic roster

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August 27, 2018

Vancouver, BC – The Vancouver Canucks announced their 2018 Young Stars Classic roster and ice times today. The first practice is scheduled on September 6 at 2:00 PM at the South Okanagan Events Centre, in Penticton, followed by media availability.

The roster includes a few young players BC fans will be familiar with, including Owen Hardy (1999, Nanaimo, BC) and Kaleb Bulych (2000, Yorkton, SK) of the Vancouver Giants; Cole Lind (1998, Shaunavon, SK) of the Kelowna Rockets,  Jett Woo (2000, Winnipeg) of the Moose Jaw Warriors and Reid Gardiner (1996, Humboldt, SK, ex-Kelowna Rocket).

The young Canucks prospects team will face the Winnipeg Jets prospects, along with teams from UBC and UofA.



South Okanagan Events Centre, Penticton, BC – September 7-9, 2018

Game Teams Date Time
Game 1 UBC vs University of Alberta Sept. 7 4:00 PM
Game 2 Vancouver vs. Winnipeg Sept. 7 7:30 PM
Game 3 UBC vs University of Alberta Sept. 8 6:00 PM
Game 4 Vancouver vs. Winnipeg Sept. 9 2:00 PM


Full tournament rosters and information will be posted on and subject to change).

Single game tickets are available for $12 for university games and $15 for NHL games, while full tournament packages are $35. Tickets are available online at, by phone at 1-877-763-2849 or in person at the South Okanagan Events Centre Valley First Box Office. For complete details visit

Off ice Young Stars Classic programs include a Minor Hockey event and Party on the Plaza with games, food, music and entertainment for fans.

Canucks 2018 Young Stars Classic Roster
Dahlen, Jonathan LW Dec. 20/97 Timra IK (Swe-1) 23-21-44
Utica (AHL) 1-1-2
Eggenberger, Nando LW Oct. 7/99 Davos HC (Swiss-A) 3-2-5
Gadjovich, Jonah LW Oct. 12/98 Owen Sound (OHL) 25-23-48
Gardiner, Reid RW Jan. 19/96 Wheeling (ECHL) 30-27-57
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL) 1-2-3
Gaudette, Adam C Oct. 3/96 Northeastern U. (NCAA) 30-30-60
Vancouver (NHL) 0-0-0
Hardy, Owen LW Feb. 13/99 Vancouver (WHL) 11-12-23
Jasek, Lukas RW Aug. 28/97 Liberec Bili Tygri HC (Czech) 8-10-18
Utica (AHL) 3-4-7
Lind, Kole RW Oct. 16/98 Kelowna (WHL) 39-56-95
Utica (AHL) 0-1-1
MacEwen, Zack RW Jul. 8/96 Utica (AHL) 10-23-33
MacMaster, Tanner LW Jan. 8/96 Quinnipiac U. (NCAA) 13-20-33
Utica (AHL) 2-5-7
Nurse, Isaac RW Mar. 16/99 Hamilton (OHL) 17-13-30
Palmu, Petrus RW Jul. 16/97 TPS Turku (SM-liiga) 17-19-36
Pettersson, Elias C Nov. 12/98 Vaxjo HC (SweHL) 24-32-56
Salinitri, Anthony LW Mar. 5/98 Sarnia (OHL) 27-31-58
Brahaney, Jakob D Mar. 26/99 Kingston (OHL) 5-25-30
Brisebois, Guillaume D Jul. 21/97 Utica (AHL) 3-15-18
Bulych, Kaleb D Jan. 25/00 Vancouver (WHL) 1-8-9
Chatfield, Jalen D May 16/96 Utica (AHL) 2-5-7
Dirk, Jagger D May 4/93 St. Francis Xavier U. (AUS) 6-22-28
Binghamton (AHL) 0-1-1
Juolevi, Olli D May 5/98 TPS Turku (SM-liiga) 7-12-19
McFadden, Garrett D Apr. 3/97 Guelph (OHL) 6-38-44
Laval (AHL) 0-1-1
Woo, Jett D Jul. 27/00 Moose Jaw (WHL) 9-16-25
Goaltenders W-L-T/OT
DiPietro, Michael G Jun. 9/99 Windsor (OHL) 29-21-1
Kulbakov, Ivan G Sep. 18/96 Quad City (ECHL) 11-11-0
Cleveland (AHL) 0-5-0