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OILERS YOUNG STARS ROSTER FEATURES FIVE PLAYERS WITH EXPERIENCE SKATING WITH THE BARONS

By Josh Evans, OKC Barons

The Edmonton Oilers announced today their 2013 Rookie Camp and Young Stars Tournament roster. The roster includes five players that have skated with the Oklahoma City Barons.

The Oilers Rookie Camp will open on Thursday, September 4th with medicals and fitness testing at Rexall Place, before the Oilers travel to Penticton to take part in the Young Stars Classic.

Forward Cameron Abney, goaltender Tyler Bunz and defensemen Brandon Davidson, Joey Leach and Martin Marincin all donned a Barons jersey during the 2012-13 AHL season. The Oilers Young Stars roster also includes Oilers first round draft picks Darnell Nurse (2013) and Oscar Klefbom (2011).  To see the complete roster, click here.

All three Oilers games of the 2013 Young Stars Classic will be broadcast live on edmontonoilers.com and the Oilers mobile app, beginning with their opening game on September 5th vs. the Calgary Flames.

Hockey season begins in Oklahoma City when the Edmonton Oilers host the Dallas Stars in the NHL Showcase presented by Mercy on Friday, September 27 at the Cox Convention Center at 7 p.m. For more information about tickets, call the Barons office at 232-GOAL.

The Barons open their 38-game home schedule with a weekend set of games October 4 and 5. In addition to the home opener, the Barons are scheduled to play at home November 12, 15 and 16 and December 20 and 21. The Barons annual Education Field Trip Day will be November 12. The remainder of the schedule will be announced later this summer.

 

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