ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Wild today announced it will host a Block Party, presented by Wells Fargo, on Thursday, July 13 from 6-9 p.m. at the Seven Corners parking lot (150 Smith Ave. N., Saint Paul, 55102) across West Seventh Street from Xcel Energy Center. The Wild will conclude its 2017 Development Camp with a scrimmage at Xcel Energy Center earlier in the evening, from 5-6:30 p.m. Both events are free and open to the public.
The Wild Block Party will feature appearances by Wild players Jared Spurgeon and Tyler Ennis as well as prospects Sam Anas, Jordan Greenway and Luke Kunin . The event's festivities will include a DJ, local food trucks, beverage stations, and numerous interactive games and outdoor activities. The Hockey Lodge and State of Hockey will be on hand to offer apparel and other merchandise selections, and media partners FOX Sports North and KFAN 100.3 FM will also be on site.
Ennis and Spurgeon will sign autographs from 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Following Thursday's scrimmage, Anas, Greenway and Kunin will sign autographs at the Block Party from 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
In the event of inclement weather, fans should stay tuned to wild.com and Wild social media accounts, including @mnwild on Twitter, for updates on the event.
More details on the 2017 Minnesota Wild Development Camp, including a player roster and practice schedule, will be announced at a later date.