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Opening Night 2009

by Staff Writer / Minnesota Wild


Because of the inclimate weather scheduled for tomorrow, the Pre-Game Party, which was scheduled to start at 5:30 on the top top floor of the RiverCentre Parking Ramp has been cancelled. Instead, FANS WITH OPENING NIGHT TICKETS are invited to enter at Gate One to watch the Twins-Tigers game beginning at 4 p.m. at the Iron Range Grill.

– The National Hockey League’s (NHL) Minnesota Wild today announced the schedule of events for its 2009-10 Home Opener against the Anaheim Ducks on Tuesday, Oct. 6. Face-off is slated for 8:15 p.m. and Xcel Energy Center gates will open at 6:30 p.m.

The game will be broadcast live on KSTC-TV, Channel 45 in high definition and on WCCO Radio 830 AM. KSTC-TV, Channel 45 will air a live Wild Country pre-game show starting at 7:30 p.m. WCCO Radio’s Michele Tafoya will broadcast live from Tom Reid’s Hockey City Pub from 3 to 6 p.m. and Mike Max will broadcast live from inside the Xcel Energy Center from 7 to 7:30 p.m. leading up to the Wild pre-game show.

The team will hold a Wake-Up Rally from 6 to 9 a.m. outside the Xcel Energy Center on both sides of Kellogg Boulevard. Fans can stop by and receive a muffin, coffee, Coke products, a Pioneer Press and a team wall calendar. The WCCO Morning News with Dave Lee will broadcast live from the Wake-Up Rally from 5 to 9 a.m.

Minnesota is 7-0-1 all-time in Home Openers, winning its last seven overall. All fans attending Tuesday’s game will receive a Minnesota Wild wall calendar presented by Wells Fargo, FOX Sports North and Xcel Energy.

Great seats are still available for all Minnesota Wild home games including the Home Opener against the Anaheim Ducks on Tuesday, Oct. 6.
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