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Wild for a Day

Presented by US Bank

The Minnesota Wild's "Wild for a Day" program, presented by US Bank, 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 visit to a Wild morning skate, autographs from select Wild players, game tickets and in-arena recognition. 

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 greater State of Hockey

*Parents cannot nominate their own child. Nominators must be a coach, fellow hockey parent, friend or teacher. Per NHL Protocols for the 2021-2022 season there will be no meet and greets with the players. 


Submit a Nomination

2021-22 Winners

December 2021


Taytum Wernecke

Age 9
Dodge County Youth Hockey Association

November 2021


Nehum Klemm

Age 10
Marshall Area Hockey Association

October 2021


Bryson Elliott

Age 10
Proctor Hockey Association