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2011 Young Stars Tournament Preview

When: Sunday, September 11th to Friday, September 15th

Where: Penticton, British Columbia at the South Okanagan Events Centre

What: A pre-season round-robin tournament featuring prospects from five NHL Teams; Vancouver Canucks, Edmonton Oilers, Calgary Flames, San Jose Sharks and Winnipeg Jets.

Who: Each team’s roster consists of 22 future stars.

Jets Practice 10

After the jump we get a preview of the Tournament and all the players you can expect  to see.

Preview: The Winnipeg Jets open the 2011 Young Stars Tournament tonight against the San Jose Sharks, last year’s Western Conference Finalists (9:30 p.m. CST, Listen to the game live on Sports Radio 1290) The Jets will also play Edmonton Tuesday night (9:30 p.m. CST) and Vancouver Friday morning (1:30 p.m. CST)

The Jets had two practices at the MTS Iceplex on the weekend before they departed for Penticton. For the Jets, the tournament will end two days before the start of main training camp.

The Young Stars Tournament will be a good opportunity for Jets coaches and management to assess some of the talent that is currently in the system while players benefit development-wise by playing against a high-level of competition before they return to their junior and professional teams.

The Jets are coached by former Manitoba Moose assistant coach and current St.John’s IceCaps Head Coach Keith McCambridge.

Here is the Jets roster for the 2011 Young Stars Tournament:

Goaltenders

Chris Carrozzi

Edward Pasquale
Jets Practice 11

Defensemen

Ben Chiarot

Kendall McFaull

Julian Melchiori

Sebastian Owuya

Zach Redmond

Cody Sol

Zach Yuen

 

Forwards

John Albert

Austen Brassard

Jordan DePape

Jason Gregoire

Michael Kirkpatrick

Carl Klingberg
Carl Klingberg

Levko Koper

Adam Lowry

Eric O’Dell

Mark Scheifele

Ivan Telegin

Shayne Wiebe

Klarc Wilson

Stay tuned right here to Illegalcurve.com for all the latest from the Young Stars Tournament and Winnipeg Jets Training Camp, which begins September 17th.

Jets topics covered in the weekly chat on Global with John Shannon included:

Jets finish in Central and what happens with Pierre-Luc Dubois.

https://illegalcurve.com/global-news-update-with-john-shannon-on-the-winnipeg-jets-8/

ICYMI: Former Winnipeg Jets forward Kristian Vesalainen has signed a one-year extension with HIFK.

https://illegalcurve.com/winnipeg-jets-1st-rounder-kristian-vesalainen-signs-one-year-extension-with-hifk/

Which Canadian team do you think is most likely to end the drought?

@KevinWeekes went with the Jets.

https://illegalcurve.com/who-is-canadas-best-chance-at-a-stanley-cup-tsn/

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