ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Wild announced it will host a "Green Night" presented by Seventh Generation on Tuesday, April 2, when team takes on the Winnipeg Jets at Xcel Energy Center. The game will coincide with NHL Green -- the League's sustainability initiative, which will be highlighted during the month of April as part of "Green Month."
The Wild's "Green Night" will feature sustainability themes during in-game elements, including arena displays, fan contests and more. Fans are encouraged to wear green to the game to show their support. The University of Minnesota's Green Team will be on hand to assist fans inaccurately disposing of their recyclables and compostable waste throughout the game.
Fans are also encouraged to utilize digital ticketing for entry into the arena. All fans who use digital ticketing will be entered to win autographed Wild memorabilia. There will be one lucky winner, chosen at random, from Gate 1-4 entrances for a total of four grand prize winners.
Seventh Generation, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency and the Sierra Club Zero Waste Task Force will be represented at tables on the main concourse at Section 104. Each organization will share more information about the movement toward a healthier planet.
Through a commitment to sustainability, the Wild organization and the venues it manages (Xcel Energy Center, Saint Paul RiverCentre and The Legendary Roy Wilkins Auditorium) strive to be a top green destination in the sports, entertainment and events industry. Its complex is the only in the world to be certified by LEED, Green Globes and APEX/ASTM. The Wild organization and its campus is at the forefront of environmentally friendly practices, including recycling and compost programs, energy reduction, and the use of solar and wind power. To learn more, visit: xcelenergycenter.com/sustainability.
Tuesday's game, presented by Seventh Generation, begins at 7 p.m. CT on FOX Sports North and KFAN 100.3 F.M.