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Wild announces return of High School Hockey Captains Program

The 10 winners will be honored on March 28 when the Wild host the Buffalo Sabres

by Minnesota Wild /

ST. PAUL -- The National Hockey League's (NHL) Minnesota Wild and West Bend Mutual Insurance today announced the return of the high school hockey captains program. The High School Hockey Captains Program presented by West Bend honors two high school hockey captains, one male and one female, from November through March.

Candidates will be chosen based on the following criteria:

  • Demonstrates passion for the sport of hockey
  • Exemplifies leadership and hard work on the ice and in the classroom
  • Exhibits qualities of a good teammate
  • Contributes to their local community
  • Goes above and beyond to help create a Greater State of Hockey

High school hockey coaches can nominate their captains for the High School Hockey Captains Program presented by West Bend at

The ten honorees will receive two tickets to the Minnesota Wild game against the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday, March 28, a custom Wild jersey and be highlighted on the video board and on Wild social media the day of the game.

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