Penticton and South Okanagan
Skate with the NHL's next young stars
Aug 23, 2013 / 5:00 pm
Young stars from around the NHL will be descending on Penticton next month as part of the Vancouver Canucks Young Stars Classic.
The event will take place Sept. 5-9 at the South Okanagan Events Centre and will feature 2013 draft picks from the Vancouver Canucks, Calgary Flames, Edmonton Oilers, San Jose Sharks and Winnipeg Jets. Players expected to take part include Bo Horvat, Hunter Shinkaruk, Sean Monahan, Darnell Nurse, Mirco Mueller and Josh Morrissey.
Kids between the ages of 8-13 can register now to win one of 40 spots in the official Young Stars Minor Hockey Clinic - presented by Tim Hortons on September 8, 2013 at the SOEC.
That’s where the stars of tomorrow will get the chance to work on fundamental skills and improving their agility while enjoying an experience they won’t soon forget.
Four Vancouver Canucks Young Stars players will join BC Minor Hockey coaches and OHS qualified instructors to lead the clinic, which will include drills such as puck control relays, fastest skater, accuracy shooting, hardest shot and breakaway relays. Winners will also receive complimentary seats to watch the Young Stars in action.
There are 40 spots up for grabs and each prize includes:
- 90-minute on-ice skills session on September 8, 2013 at the SOEC in Penticton, BC led by BC Minor Hockey Coaches, and four Vancouver Canucks 'Young Stars' players.
- Group Photo of all participants.
- Quick Pay Tim Card, courtesy of Tim Hortons.
- Two tickets to attend a Young Stars feature game at the South Okanagan Events Centre September 5-9, 2013.
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