Gradin and Smyl playing in Canucks alumni game

Cliff Ronning, Thomas Gradin and Stan Smyl are playing Young Stars Classic alumni game.

Cliff Ronning, Thomas Gradin and Stan Smyl are among the retired Vancouver Canucks representing the team’s alumni in the Young Stars Classic.

Tuesday, the Canucks announced their alumni roster for the game against the Penticton Oldtimers, scheduled for Sept. 7 at 5 p.m. at the South Okanagan Events Centre.

The Canucks roster includes Greg Adams, Mike Brown, David Bruce, John Craighead, Dave Gagner, Mark Lofthouse, Garry Monahan, Dave Tomlinson, Dave Babych, Dough Bodger, Jamie Huscroft, Gary Nylund and Paul Reinhart. Coaching the Canucks are  Orland Kurtenbach, Harold Snepts and Richard Brodeur.

The Canucks alumni face off against the Penticton Oldtimers who feature Frank Darin, Penticton Vees director, alumni Craig Cooke and Lance Johnston, Penticton Knights alumnus Dean Garnet and local firefighters Marc Tougas and Jared Holmes.

Off-ice events during the 2013 Young Stars Classic include a Canucks Business Leaders’ Day sponsored by Rogers, Minor Hockey Day presented by Tim Hortons, and Canucks alumni and team personnel meet and greet. Tim Hortons Minor Hockey Day, on Sept. 8 features a Party on the Plaza with games, food, music and entertainment as well as skills and development camps for BC minor hockey players. For more information about the Young Stars Classic and surrounding events, visit canucks.com/youngstars.

Tournament ticket packages 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.

 

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