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Pre-game Festivities Moved Indoors For Home Playoff Game 6

by Staff Writer / Minnesota Wild

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Due to inclement weather predicted for Sunday, April 24, the Minnesota Wild will not be hosting an outdoor pre-game party prior to Game 6. Instead, fans are invited to the Bud Light Fan Zone at Gate 4 starting at noon for Happy Hour pricing, NHL alumni autographs and a live broadcast by Wild flagship KFAN 100.3 FM.

NHL alumni Joe Dziedzic, Brad Maxwell, Dean Talafous, and Sean Toomey will be signing autographs from 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Fans can also enjoy Happy Hour pricing until 1:30 p.m. at all bars inside Xcel Energy Center.

KFAN 100.3 FM’s Justin Gaard will broadcast live from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Bud Light Fan Zone at Gate 4. Brandon Mileski, host of “Wild Fanline” on KFAN, and Pat Micheletti will continue Wild coverage at 1 p.m. leading into Wild pregame with host Kevin Falness.

Gates 4 and 5 open at noon at Xcel Energy Center. All other gates open at 12:30 p.m. A ticket to the game is required to enter.

The Minnesota Wild hosts the Dallas Stars in Game 6 of the First Round of the 2016 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at 2 p.m. CT on Sunday, April 24 at Xcel Energy Center. The game will be exclusively televised by NBC (KARE 11 locally). A one-hour “Wild Live” pregame show will air at 1 p.m. on FOX Sports North Plus. “Wild Live” postgame coverage will air immediately following the game on FOX Sports North. KFAN 100.3 FM will carry the game over the airwaves. For those out-of-market, the game is available throughout the region on the Wild Radio Network. Fans can also listen through the Wild app.

Fans can sign up at to be notified via text if single seats, pairs or more become available on the day of a Wild home playoff game.

Media are welcome to cover the pre-game festivities. Please contact Kathy Ross in Wild Corporate Communications at 651-602-5736 or to coordinate coverage.

2016 Wild playoff presenting partners are Xcel Energy, SuperAmerica, Wells Fargo and Treasure Island Resort & Casino.

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