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Wild for a Day

The Minnesota Wild's "Wild for a Day" program, recognizes young hockey players that demonstrate commitment, hard work and passion for the game and their community both on and off the ice. Selected candidates will receive a Wild gift pack, an autographed photo and puck from their favorite Wild player, and be highlighted on social media and the webpage throughout the month of their nomination.

Candidates are chosen based upon the following:

  • Must be currently registered on a Minnesota Hockey youth team
  • Demonstrates passion for the sport of hockey
  • Exemplifies leadership and hard work on the ice
  • Exhibits qualities of a good teammate
  • Strives to continuously have a positive attitude
  • Contributes to their local community and/or home hockey association
  • Goes above and beyond to help create a greater State of Hockey

*Parents cannot nominate their own child. Nominators must be a coach, fellow hockey parent, friend or teacher.


Submit a Nomination

2020-21 Winners


Kegan Erickson

Age 9
Crookston Pirates


Lily Kroenig

Age 10
Hudson Youth Hockey