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Greatest Wild Moments Announced

by Staff Writer / Minnesota Wild

Over the past four weeks, fans have had the opportunity to vote for the Greatest Wild Moments in each of the team’s first four years (2000-2004) in club history. The nominations, which were presented by FSN North, were listed on the homepage poll on . Fans had one week to vote for their favorite moments in each season.

Each winning moment will be commemorated by a special edition puck that will be given to all Wild fans at four select Wild games throughout the remainder of the season. See below for a schedule of when each puck will be given to fans in attendance. A limited number of tickets are still available for each giveaway night.

The Greatest Wild Moments presented by FSN North are:

Year I
Opening Night against the Philadelphia Flyers on October 11, 2000; hockey’s return to Minnesota.

Year II
Wild defeat Montreal, 4-2, in head coach Jacques Lemaire’s 600th career NHL contest on January 8, 2002

Year III
Wild defeat Colorado, 3-2, on Andrew Brunette’s overtime game-winner in Game Seven of the Western Conference Quarterfinals on April 22, 2002

Year IV
Minnesota Wild hosts the 54th annual NHL All-Star Weekend

Year V Puck Series Giveaway Schedule

 Puck

 Date

 Opponent

Greatest Moment

 Year I  March 14  Edmonton  Hockey’s return to St. Paul (10/11/2000)
 Year II  March 21  Calgary  4-2 win over Montreal in Lemaire’s 600th game (1/8/2002)
 Year III  April 4  St. Louis  Andrew Brunette’s overtime game winner in Game Seven (4/22/03)
 Year IV  April 11  Chicago  Wild hosts NHL All-Star Weekend

In addition, a special Year V puck will be made available at the Hockey Lodge beginning on Monday, April 17. The Year V puck will highlight the Wild’s 6-3 win over the Calgary Flames on Opening Night on October 5, 2005.

The limited edition pucks from Year I through Year IV WILL NOT be available at the Hockey Lodge.

 

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