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Here's everything you need to know about Hockey Day Minnesota 2019

For the first time, Hockey Day will be spread across three days on the south shore of Lake Bemidji

by Minnesota Wild @mnwild / Wild.com

ST PAUL -- The official 13th Annual Wells Fargo Hockey Day Minnesota flag was raised during a special ceremony outside Gate 1 of Xcel Energy Center on Oct. 11 to mark 100 days to the statewide hockey celebration. Bemidji will host Hockey Day's outdoor games in 2019 on a temporary outdoor rink to be constructed at Lake Bemidji on Saturday, Jan. 19. Proceeds of the event will benefit Bemidji area youth hockey programs.

Minnesota Wild President, Matt Majka, FOX Sports North Sr. Vice President and General Manager, Mike Dimond, Minnesota Hockey Executive Director, Glen Andresen, Bemidji's Hockey Day Minnesota Event Chair, Tom Kuesel and Wild mascot, Nordy, all gathered prior to the start of the Minnesota Wild vs. Chicago Blackhawks contest Thursday at Xcel Energy Center to mark the occasion. 

Tickets for Wells Fargo Hockey Day Minnesota 2019 in Bemidji are on sale now at ticketmaster.com. Ticket prices for games on Thursday and Saturday will increase by $5 on January 1. Official Hockey Day Minnesota 2019 merchandise is now available online at hockeylodge.com.

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The weekend will kick-off on Thursday, Jan. 17 with a girl's high school hockey game between the Bemidji Lumberjacks and the Woodbury Royals at 7 p.m. at Lake Bemidji. All Hockey Day Minnesota games will be featured on digital video boards at Lake Bemidji with live music each night. The hockey village will feature fire pits, food trucks, vendor tents and a viewing party when the Wild hosts the Columbus Blue Jackets at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 19 at Xcel Energy Center.

HOCKEY DAY MINNESOTA 2019 GAMES FOR THURSDAY, JAN. 17 & FRIDAY, JAN. 18

 

DATE & TIME

GAME

VENUE

Thursday, Jan. 17 - 7 p.m.

Bemidji vs. Woodbury (High School Girls)

Lake Bemidji, Bemidji

Friday, Jan. 18 - 7 p.m.

Bemidji State vs. Michigan Tech University (Men's)

Lake Bemidji, Bemidji


FOX Sports North coverage of Wells Fargo Hockey Day Minnesota 2019 will include a full day of hockey-related programming designed as a celebration of the game from peewees to pros. The outdoor games will feature the second-annual women's college hockey game on Hockey Day when Bemidji faces intra-conference rival Minnesota State Mankato. In outdoor boy's high school hockey action, Minnetonka will play Andover to start the day and Bemidji will play Greenway. FOX Sports North will also televise the men's college hockey intra-conference rival contest between St. Cloud State University and Western Michigan University from the Herb Brooks National Hockey Center on the campus of St. Cloud State on FOX Sports North PLUS. FOX Sports North coverage includes over 18 hours of original hockey programming, including five live games and a variety of special features highlighting stories from across the "State of Hockey".

The schedule for games televised by FOX Sports North as part of Hockey Day Minnesota 2019, presented by Wells Fargo, is as follows:

HOCKEY DAY MINNESOTA 2019 GAMES FOR SATURDAY, JAN. 19

 

TIME

GAME

VENUE

CH.

9:30 a.m.

Minnetonka vs. Andover (High School Boys) 

Lake Bemidji, Bemidji

FSN

1 p.m.

Bemidji State vs. Minnesota State Mankato (Women's)

Lake Bemidji, Bemidji

FSN

4:30 p.m.

Bemidji vs. Greenway (High School Boys)

Lake Bemidji, Bemidji

FSN

6 p.m.

St. Cloud State University vs. Western Michigan University (Men's)

Herb Brooks National Hockey Center, St. Cloud

FSN+

8 p.m.

Minnesota Wild vs. Columbus Blue Jackets

Xcel Energy Center, Saint Paul

FSN


FOX Sports North will also show highlights from the second matchup of the weekend between Bemidji State and Michigan Tech University on Saturday, Jan. 19 at Sanford Center on the campus of Bemidji State.

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Fans can join the Hockey Day Minnesota conversation by using the hashtag #HDM2019. 
 
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 FOX Sports North, Minnesota Hockey and the respective local community that serves as 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) and St. Cloud (2018). For more information, visit wild.com/HockeyDay.

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