ST. PAUL -- The National Hockey League's (NHL) Minnesota Wild today announced its new location at the 2019 Minnesota State Fair. The 7,500 square foot space will be located in the new North End area of the Fairgrounds on the southeast corner of Underwood Street and Murphy Avenue.
New to the space this year, young fans will have the opportunity to participate in an interactive street hockey rink, open to ages 12 and under. Additionally, giveaways will be held twice per day for fans to win Minnesota Wild team members "on a stick." Giveaways will take place at noon and 6 p.m. daily on a first come, first serve basis and only available while supplies lasts.
Fans will also have the opportunity to enter to win a new Minnesota Wild branded 2019 Polaris Ranger 900xp unit. The sweepstakes is only open to legal residents of the 50 United States who are 18 years of age or older, valid for one entry per person. One grand prize winner will be selected following the state fair.
Special appearances include:
- Monday, August 26
- 2 - 3 p.m. - Breezer Meet & Greet (National Dog Day)
- 3 - 4 p.m. - Eric Staal
- 4 - 5 p.m. - Alex Stalock
- Tuesday, August 27
- Wednesday, August 28
- 10 - 11 a.m. - Breezer Meet & Greet
- 11 a.m. - noon - Jared Spurgeon
- 1 - 2 p.m. - Jason Zucker with the King Clancy Trophy
- Thursday, August 29
- 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. - Luke Kunin & Mats Zuccarello
- Friday, August 30
- 10 - 11 a.m. Breezer Meet & Greet
- Saturday, August 31
*All dates and times are subject to change
The Hockey Lodge, the official retailer of the Wild, will be on site daily from 8 a.m. till 10 p.m. with a selection of team merchandise and apparel, including hats and t-shirts. Pricing starts at $15.