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Final Details For 2016 Wells Fargo Road Tour

by Staff Writer / Minnesota Wild

The Minnesota Wild and Wells Fargo today announced celebrities, exact locations and times for the 2016 Wells Fargo Minnesota Wild Road Tour. From Tuesday, June 21 through Thursday, June 23, three separate caravans of Wild players, alumni and staff will visit a total of 18 communities throughout Minnesota. The annual trip will lead into the Summer Bash and NHL Entry Draft Viewing Party at Xcel Energy Center in Saint Paul on Friday, June 24, from 6-9 p.m.

The Northern tour will feature Wild forward Jordan Schroeder, Wild defenseman Mike Reilly, along with Wild radio analyst Tom Reid and host Kevin Falness. It will make stops at Thief River Falls (Huck Olson Memorial Civic Arena) and Baudette (Baudette Ice Arena) on June 21, International Falls (Kerry Park Arena) and Virginia (Miners Memorial Building) on June 22, and Ely (Whiteside Park) and Two Harbors (Thomas Owens Park) on June 23.

The Central tour will include Wild forwards Kurtis Gabriel and Mario Lucia. They will be joined by former Wild forward Wes Walz and Wild television analyst Mike Greenlay. It will stop at Pine City (Pine City Civic Center) and Cloquet (Northwoods Arena) on June 21, Park Rapids (Ted O’Johnson Arena) and Detroit Lakes (Kent Freeman Arena) on June 22, and Little Falls (Exchange Arena) and Richmond (River Lakes Civic Arena) on June 23.

The Southern Leg will feature Wild forward Ryan Carter, Wild defenseman Nate Prosser, former Wild defenseman Keith Ballard and Wild television play-by-play announcer Anthony LaPanta. It will visit Hutchinson (Burich Ice Arena) and Redwood Falls (Redwood Area Community Centre) on June 21, New Ulm (New Ulm Civic Center) and Owatonna (The Four Seasons Center) on June 22, and Austin (Packer Arena) and Winona (Bud King Arena) on June 23.

The 2016 Wells Fargo Minnesota Wild Road Tour will conclude with the Summer Bash and NHL Entry Draft Viewing Party from 6-9 p.m. on Friday, June 24 at Xcel Energy Center. It will feature interactive games, photo and autograph opportunities from Wild players and NHL Alumni, a live broadcast from KFAN 100.3 FM and more. The 2016 NHL Entry Draft will take place at the First Niagara Center in Buffalo, N.Y., June 24-25.

Transportation for the Wells Fargo Minnesota Wild caravans is courtesy of Total Luxury Limousine.

Northern Leg Central Leg Southern Leg
Wild Celebrities Jordan Schroeder
Mike Reilly
Tom Reid
Kevin Falness
Kurtis Gabriel
Mario Lucia
Wes Walz
Mike Greenlay
Ryan Carter
Nate Prosser
Keith Ballard
Anthony LaPanta
Tuesday, June 21 Thief River Falls
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Huck Olson Memorial Civic Arena
501 Brooks Ave.

Baudette
4-5 p.m.
Baudette Ice Arena
5th St. SW
Pine City
12-1 p.m.
Pine City Civic Center
1225 Main St. S

Cloquet
3-4 p.m.
Northwoods Arena
1102 Olympic Dr.
Hutchinson
12-1 p.m.
Burich Ice Arena
950 Harrington St. SW

Redwood Falls
3:30-4:30 p.m.
Redwood Area Community Center
901 E. Cook St.
Wednesday, June 22 International Falls
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Kerry Park Arena
601 13th Street

Virginia
4-5 p.m.
Miners Memorial Building
821 S. 9th St.
Park Rapids
1-2 p.m.
Ted O’Johnson Arena
204 Helten Ave.

Detroit Lakes
3-4 p.m.
Kent Freeman Arena
1300 Rossman Ave.
New Ulm
12-1 p.m.
New Ulm Civic Center
1212 N. Franklin St.

Owatonna
3:30-4:30 p.m.
The Four Seasons Centre
1525 S. Elm Ave.
Thursday, June 23 Ely
11 a.m-12 p.m.
Whiteside Park
721 E. Sheridan St.

Two Harbors
2:30-3:30 p.m.
Thomas Owens Park
3rd Ave. & 6th St.
Little Falls
12-1 p.m.
Exchange Arena
309 11th St. SE

Richmond
3-4 p.m.
River Lakes Civic Arena
319 Central Ave. S
Austin
12-1 p.m.
Packer Arena
601 7th St. NE

Winona
3:30-4:30 p.m.
Bud King Arena
670 E. Front St.

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