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Local organizers announce events marking 100 days to Hockey Day

Annual celebration will be headquartered in Mankato on Jan. 22, 2022

by Minnesota Wild @mnwild / Wild.com

ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Wild, Bally Sports North and local organizers for Hockey Day Minnesota 2022 in Mankato today announced two special events will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 12 to help celebrate 100 days until Hockey Day Minnesota 2022 at Minnesota State University's Blakeslee Stadium in Mankato.

Mankato Hockey Day Minnesota Event Co-Chairs, David Wittenberg and Michelle Schooff, will join hockey players from the Mankato Area Youth Hockey Association, Mankato East and Mankato West boys' and girls' high school hockey teams and the Minnesota State University men's and women's hockey teams at a special Hockey Day Minnesota flag raising event at Blakeslee Stadium at 3:30 p.m. on Oct. 12.

Another Hockey Day Minnesota 2022 event will be held at Chankaska Creek Ranch and Winery on Oct. 12 starting at 5:30 p.m. with a program at 7 p.m. The event, 100 days from Hockey Day Minnesota, will recognize premier sponsors and include exciting announcements about programming, feature VIP guest speakers including Minnesota Wild President Matt Majka and former Maverick and current Wild analyst on Bally Sports North Ryan Carter, and honor Southern Minnesota Hockey legends.

Media are welcome and encouraged to cover both events. For more information on covering these events please contact Michelle Schooff at michelle.schooff@sap.com or 612-747-0002.

Tickets for Hockey Day Minnesota 2022 in Mankato will go on sale online Tuesday at 8 a.m. HERE.

 

HOCKEY DAY MINNESOTA 2022 GAME SCHEDULE

DATE

TIME

GAME

VENUE

TELEVISED LIVE

Wed., Jan. 19

7 p.m.

Mankato East vs. Mankato West (Girls)

Blakeslee Stadium

No

Thur., Jan. 20

5 p.m.

Wounded Warrior Game

Blakeslee Stadium

No

Thur., Jan. 20

7 p.m.

Southern Minnesota Celebrity Game

Blakeslee Stadium

No

Fri., Jan. 21

5:30 p.m.

Mankato East vs. Mankato West (Boys)

Blakeslee Stadium

No

Fri., Jan. 21

8:30 p.m.

Minnesota State University Alumni Game

Blakeslee Stadium

No

Sat., Jan. 22

9:30 a.m.

Andover vs. Edina (Girls)

Blakeslee Stadium

Yes

Sat., Jan. 22

1 p.m.

East Grand Forks vs. Prior Lake (Boys)

Blakeslee Stadium

Yes

Sat., Jan. 22

4:30 p.m.

Minnesota State University vs. University of St. Thomas (Men)

Blakeslee Stadium

Yes

Sat., Jan. 22

8 p.m.

Minnesota Wild vs. Chicago Blackhawks

Xcel Energy Center

Yes

Sun., Jan. 23

1:30 p.m.

Minnesota State University vs. University of St. Thomas (Women)

Blakeslee Stadium

No

 

Hockey Day Minnesota was originated in 2007 by the Minnesota Wild to celebrate the game that has made Minnesota the "State of Hockey." It is produced in partnership with Bally Sports North, Minnesota Hockey and the respective local community that serves as the host each year. Previous locations include Baudette Bay (2007, 2008), Phalen Park (2009), Hermantown (2010), Moorhead (2011), Minnetonka (2012), Grand Rapids (2013), Elk River (2014), Saint Paul (2015), Duluth (2016), Stillwater (2017), St. Cloud (2018), Bemidji (2019), Minneapolis (2020) and Roseville (2021). For more information, visit wild.com/HockeyDay.
 
About Bally Sports North
Bally Sports North - a Sinclair Broadcast Group owned regional sports network - presents more live, local sports programming than any other network or broadcast system in the market. Serving sports fans throughout Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa and North and South Dakota, the regional network produces over 250 live sporting events every year. For more regional sports content, visit www.ballysports.com and follow @BallySportsNOR on Twitter, @BallySportsNorth on Instagram and BallySportsNorth on Facebook.

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