Photos: Young Stars tournament, Day 1

 

The Young Stars rookie tournament started Friday in Penticton, B.C.’s South Okanagan Events Centre. Friday’s game pitting the Oilers rookies against the Canucks marks the start of Connor McDavid’s journey towards his first NHL regular season game.

 
 
 
 
<div id="page1">Sam Bennett of the Calgary Flames, playing the Winnipeg Jets at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton.</div>
 

Sam Bennett of the Calgary Flames, playing the Winnipeg Jets at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton.

Photograph by: Shaughn Butts, Edmonton Journal

 
<div id="page1">Sam Bennett of the Calgary Flames, playing the Winnipeg Jets at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton.</div>
Mitchell Moroz of the Edmonton Oilers at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton.
Sam Bennett of the Calgary Flames, playing the Winnipeg Jets at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton.
Connor McDavid  of the Edmonton Oilers during the pre game skate at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton.
Eric Comrie  of the Winnipeg Jets playing against the Calgary Flames at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton.
Connor McDavid of the Edmonton Oilers practice at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton.
Kenny Agostino  of the Calgary Flames, tries to get past Jan Kostalek of the Winnipeg Jets at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton.
Kenny Agostino  of the Calgary Flames, playing the Winnipeg Jets at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton.
Eric Comrie  of the Winnipeg Jets playing against the Calgary Flames at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton.
Calgary Flames goalie Jon Gilles keeps his eyes focused on a bouncing puck in the first period against Winnipeg at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton.
Pavel Karnaukhov  of the Calgary Flames, is hit by Aaron Harstad of the Winnipeg Jets at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton.
PENTICTON, BC. SEPTEMBER 11, 2015 -Mitchell Moroz  of the Edmonton Oilers playing the Vancouver Canucks  at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton. Shaughn Butts/Edmonton Journal
PENTICTON, BC. SEPTEMBER 11, 2015 -Jordan Subban of the Vancouver Canucks at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton. Shaughn Butts/Edmonton Journal
Fans cheer as Edmonton Oliers' Connor McDavid takes to the ice for the warm-up skate before playing the Vancouver Canucks in NHL rookie action in Penticton, B.C. on Friday September 11, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff Bassett
Edmonton Oliers' Connor McDavid takes to the ice for the warm-up skate before playing the Vancouver Canucks in NHL rookie action in Penticton, B.C. on Friday September 11, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff Bassett
Sam Bennett of the Calgary Flames, playing the Winnipeg Jets at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton.
Connor McDavid of the Edmonton Oilers is checked by Jordan Subban of the Vancouver Canucks at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton.
Connor McDavid of the Edmonton Oilers practice at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton.
Ryan Culkin of the Calgary Flames, playing the Winnipeg Jets at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton.
Hunter Smith  of the Calgary Flames steps into Matteo Gennaro of the Winnipeg Jets at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton.
Austin Carroll  of the Calgary Flames, is held up by Joshua Morrissey of the Winnipeg Jets at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton.
Kenny Agostino of the Calgary Flames, playing the Winnipeg Jets at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton.
Pavel Karnaukhov of the Calgary Flames is hit by Aaron Harstad of the Winnipeg Jets at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton.
Kenny Agostino of the Calgary Flames  is hammered along the boards by Ryan Olsen  at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton.
Brett Kulak of the Calgary Flames, playing the Winnipeg Jets at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton.
Sam Bennett of the Calgary Flames cuts around Nelson Nogier of the Winnipeg Jets at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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