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Vancouver Canucks Announce Alumni Roster for Game in Penticton


The Vancouver Canucks have announced the expected roster of the Canucks Alumni team for their game at the 2013 Young Stars Classic in Penticton. Facing off against the Penticton Old-Timers, the Alumni game is the first of a double-header on Saturday, September 7 at 5 p.m. at the South Okanagan Events Centre.

The Canucks roster features no goalie for the time being and a few players who never actually played for the Canucks, but it also includes several noteworthy players from the Canucks teams who made it to the Stanley Cup Finals in 1994 and 1982.


Greg Adams, Mike Brown, David Bruce, John Craighead, Dave Gagner, Thomas Gradin, Mark Lofthouse, Garry Monahan, Cliff Ronning, Stan Smyl, Dave Tomlinson


Dave Babych, Doug Bodger, Jamie Huscroft, Gary Nylund, Paul Reinhardt

Meanwhile, the expected roster for the Penticton Old-Timers includes Frank Darin, Penticton Vees Director, alumni Craig Cooke and Lance Johnston, Penticton Knights alumnus Dean Garnet and local firefighters Marc Tougas and Jared Holmes.

Ticket packages for the entire tournament, which includes the Alumni game, are on sale now and include a ticket to eight tournament games for $70 plus applicable fees. Single game ticket prices are $12 and double-header tickets are $20 each plus applicable fees. Tickets are available online at www.valleyfirsttix.com, by phone at 1-877-763-2849, or in person at the Valley First Box Office at the South Okanagan Events Centre and at the Penticton & Wine Country Visitor Centre.


Adam Graham - Penticton

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