Although the National Hockey League schedule is yet to be determined, one date that should be on the minds of all State of Hockey residents is Saturday, Jan. 19: Hockey Day Minnesota.
Minnesota’s celebration of the greatest sport on earth is less than two weeks away, and construction on the outdoor rink on Pokegama Lake in Grand Rapids, where the Wells Fargo Hockey Day Minnesota high-school games will be played, is underway. The college game will feature a border-war matchup between two legendary schools.
The games that will broadcast on FOX Sports North on Hockey Day Minnesota, is below, with times to be determined:
High School Games (Pokegama Lake, Grand Rapids)
Eagan vs. Hibbing (boys)
Benilde St. Margaret’s vs. Grand Rapids (boys)
Hibbing vs. Grand Rapids (girls) *tape delay
Minnesota Golden Gophers vs. North Dakota, Mariucci Arena
The week leading up to our of the game, go to the Minnesota Wild’s Wells Fargo Hockey Day Minnesota page, for stories and videos from around the State of Hockey. Also, check back in with Wild.com for the team’s schedule, which is expected to come out later this week.