Six players from the Canucks Young Stars Classic held in Penticton Sept.12-15 made the opening night rosters for the four Canadian NHL teams.
Frank Corrado and Bo Horvat made the Canucks, though Horvat was injured during the preseason and won’t play yet. Johnny Gaudreau made the Calgary Flames. Darnell Nurse and Leon Draisaitl made the Edmonton Oilers and Adam Lowry made the Winnipeg Jets. Corrado didn’t dress in the Canucks 4-2 win Wednesday against Calgary, while Gaudreau played 16 minutes and had one shot on goal for the Flames. The Oilers and Jets played their first game Thursday.