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Hockey Fights Cancer 2019-20

Each season, the Minnesota Wild joins forces with the National Hockey League and the National Hockey League Players' Association for Hockey Fights Cancer (HFC), an initiative to raise money and awareness for hockey's most important fight. 

Hockey Fights Cancer Awareness Month

The Minnesota Wild are partnering with three local cancer charities at select games in November for Hockey Fights Cancer Month. Each of the three cancer charities will be individually highlighted at the following Minnesota Wild home games: They can be also be found at Section 121 on Hockey Fights Cancer night on November 2, 2019.

  • Saturday, November 16 vs. Carolina Hurricanes: A Breath of Hope
    Mission: A Breath of Hope Lung Foundation fights lung cancer by funding innovative research, raising awareness and supporting patients and families.
    Donate Here:

  • Thursday, November 21 vs. Colorado Avalanche: Breanna's Gifts 
    Mission: Our Mission is bringing smiles to the faces of children with cancer and other serious illnesses through the magic of the arts.
    Donate here:

  • Saturday, November 29 vs. Ottawa Senators: Minnesota Ovarian Cancer Alliance
    Mission: The Minnesota Ovarian Cancer Alliance funds research, provides support to women and families, educates the medical community and raises awareness.
    Donate Here:

The Minnesota Wild is also partnering with two local cancer hospitals for HFC: 

  • Children's Minnesota
    Mission: We champion the health needs of children and families. We are committed to improving children's health by providing the highest-quality, family-centered care, advanced through research and education.
    Donate Here:
  • University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital
    Mission: To bring hope and healing to the children and families we serve by caring for one child at a time, while advancing education, research, and care on behalf of all children.
    Donate Here:


Minnesota Wild players will deliver Hockey Fights Cancer blankets, sign autographs and visit with cancer patients at both hospitals on November 1.

Beginning November 2, fans can purchase Hockey Fights Cancer blankets on the main concourse at select home games in November. For every HFC blanket purchased, one will be donated to local cancer charities.

Where to buy HFC blankets:

  • November 2 - Section 104
  • November 16 - Section 104
  • November 21 - Section 113
  • November 29 - Section 113

Hockey Fights Cancer Awareness Night
November 2, 2019 vs. St. Louis Blues

The Hockey Fights Cancer charity and hospital partners will come together for the Minnesota Wild's Hockey Fights Cancer Awareness Night on Saturday, November 2 when the Wild host the St. Louis Blues.

A portion of each ticket purchased will be donated back to provide game tickets to the Minnesota Wild Hockey Fights Cancer charity and hospital partners. These tickets will provide families of those fighting cancer with a special night out as the Wild take on the St. Louis Blues! 

The night will be dedicated to supporting the cause in numerous ways: 

  • Fans attending the game are encouraged to wear lavender to show their support.

  • Wild players will wear lavender Hockey Fights Cancer jerseys during on-ice warmups, signed by the respective player and auctioned off via Handbid. As well as the player locker room nameplates. Bidding runs November 2 through November 12.

  • Volunteers will collect new, unused pajamas at all gates of Xcel Energy Center prior to the game. Pajamas will be donated to local pediatric hospitals. Season Ticket Members can earn 1,000 Wild Reward points for their donations to the PJ Drive. 

  • Fans can help show their support by visiting Section 113 for a $20 buzz cut by Great Clips. All proceeds will benefit our Hockey Fights Cancer charities. 

  • The game's Bench Buddies, BMO Harris Bank Flag Bearer and Zamboni rides, among many more in-game experiences, will be donated to pediatric cancer families. 

  • Hockey Fights Cancer blankets will be available for purchase at section 104. For every HFC blanket purchased, one will be donated to local cancer centers.

  • Representatives from each official HFC charity group will be available on the main concourse at section 121. 

  • Fans and organizations can purchase tickets to the Nov. 2nd game to be donated to cancer-affiliated organizations. 

  • The nightly Split the Pot raffle will benefit Children's Cancer Research Fund. Children's Cancer Research Fund supports the brightest and boldest minds whose groundbreaking research is leading to better treatments and cures for childhood cancer. They also fund vital family support services and advocate for childhood cancer education and awareness. 

  • Hockey Fights Cancer merchandise will be sold at the Hockey Lodge. 

  • Fans are invited to show us who or what they fight for by filling out a HFC "I Fight For" placard. They will be asked to raise them up in-game. The placards are also available online for fans who cannot make it to the game.

Hockey Fights Cancer merchandise is available now at all Hockey Lodge locations. A portion of each sale will be donated to Hockey Fights Cancer charities. Fans can also donate to Hockey Fights Cancer at cash registers of all Hockey Lodge locations throughout the month of November.





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