Carter Savoie leads but not enough teammates follow as Oilers Rookies fall 5-2 in Penticton finale

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It wasn’t quite Men against Boys in Penticton on Monday, but it felt that way for long stretches as a more experienced crew of Vancouver Canucks Rookies took care of their counterparts from Edmonton Oilers 5-2 to wrap up the 2023 Young Stars Classic. The Canucks featured no fewer than four players who played NHL games a year ago, while Edmonton had none and just four who played even as high as the AHL. It showed, especially on defence where the young Oilers had just one player with pro experience (Xavier Bernard, ECHL). Read More