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Wild for a Day

The Minnesota Wild's "Wild for a Day" program, presented by Jersey Mike's Subs and supported by the Positive Coaching Alliance, 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 an in-person invitation from Nordy (if located in the metro area), a visit to a Wild morning skate, autographs from select Wild players, game tickets, in-arena recognition and the opportunity to participate in the pre-game Fist Bump Tunnel.

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 home hockey association
  • Goes above and beyond to help create a better State of Hockey

*The Minnesota Wild morning skate will take place during school hours. Game dates are predetermined by Minnesota Wild staff. Parents cannot nominate their own child.


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2017-18 Winners


Charlie Lancette

Age 12 - Forward
Eagan Hockey Association


Andrew Sabin

Age 9 - Goalie
Wayzata Youth Hockey Association


Jace Myers

Age 7 - Forward
Hibbing Youth Hockey Association


Cole Cheesebrough

Age 9 - Forward
Sibley Youth Hockey Association


Bridget Diethelm

Age 12 - Defenseman
Chaska Chanhassen Youth Hockey Association


Drew Yost

Age 6 - Forward
Proctor Youth Hockey Association

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