Locked out Vancouver Canucks defenceman Kevin Bieksa will be joined by current and former teammates for the Bieksa's Buddies charity game versus the UBC Thunderbirds men's hockey team on October 17.

The game will be held at UBC's Doug Mitchell Sports Centrea at 7 p.m. Tickets will go on sale on Saturday through Ticketmaster.

Net proceeds from the game will benefit Canuck Place Children's Hospice, Canucks Autism Network, and the Canucks Family Education Centre.

Bieksa will be joined by Daniel and Henrik Sedin, Dan Hamhuis, Manny Malhotra, Max Lapierre, Cory Schneider, 2012 Stanley Cup Champion Willie Mitchell and others.