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Wild to host St. Patrick's Day tailgate this weekend

Free, open-to-the-public festivities to include heated tent with a DJ, food, beverages and Wild St. Patrick's Day merchandise for sale

by Minnesota Wild @mnwild /

ST. PAUL -- Fans attending either of the Wild's games March 16-17 or coming to Downtown St. Paul to celebrate St. Patrick's Day can join the NHL club for a pair of tailgate parties presented by Just Bare Chicken.

The free, open-to-the-public celebrations will feature a heated tent with a DJ at the Seven Corners Parking Lot, located across the street from Xcel Energy Centre at 150 Smith Ave. N., St. Paul, MN 55102. Festivities will also include food, beverages, prizes and giveaways, the opportunity to play Sauce Toss, an NHL alumni appearance, and Wild St. Patrick's Day merchandise for sale from the Hockey Lodge.

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Dates and times are as follows:

  • 12 p.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, March 16
  • 12 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Sunday, March 17

The Wild hosts the New York Rangers at 7 p.m. March 16 (presented by Wells Fargo) and the New York Islanders at 5 p.m. March 17 (presented by Treasure Island Resort and Casino) on FOX Sports North, KFAN 100.3 FM and the Wild Radio Network. A special St. Patrick's Day ticket pack is available for purchase for the Islanders contest.

Limited single-game tickets remain available for both contests as Minnesota continues its quest for a seventh consecutive Stanley Cup Playoffs appearance. Fans can save on fees for all remaining regular-season single-game ticket purchases.

On Sunday, March 17, the Wild will wear special St. Patrick's Day-themed warmup jerseys. These will be available for bidding on the Wild's NHL auctions page, with proceeds benefitting the Minnesota Wild Foundation. 

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