The Youngstars tournament, which began a few years ago and has blossomed into quite the little September event, gets going September 11 in Penticton, with five teams participating. The San Jose Sharks, Calgary Flames, Winnipeg Jets, Edmonton Oilers and Vancouver Canucks will all be sending teams loaded with young talent, and the rosters are finally beginning to be announced. Today, the Canucks released the names of the 30 youngsters they’ll be sending to the tournament, and they are as follows:

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Nick Mangold challenges Ryan Kesler’s title as champion interview bomber

Maybe it’s the fact that Ryan Kesler’s had a little more time on his hands to learn this Twitter machine; maybe it’s that potential Canuck Owen Nolan is threatening Kesler’s default title as best Canuck tweeter by tweeting pictures of things he killed; or maybe it’s just the doldrums of August, when anything even remotely Canuck-related passes for solid gold. Whatever it is, Ryan Kesler’s Twitter account has really picked up of late. It’s actually become sort of interesting. Take, for example, yesterday’s interaction between Kesler and New York Jets’ center (and Sam Beam lookalike) Nick Mangold, who recently discovered the joys of interview bombing.

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