The Minnesota Wild announced today that fans at the team’s Skills Competition event held on Sunday, Jan. 24 at Xcel Energy Center helped raise $34,446 for the Minnesota Wild Foundation.
The 2010 Minnesota Wild Skills Competition, presented by Treasure Island Resort and Casino, drew over 8,000 fans and featured player autographs, interactive hockey games, photo opportunities with the Stanley Cup, a silent auction, raffle and grab bags featuring Minnesota Wild autographed merchandise.
The event began with Gustavus Adolphus College defeating Saint John’s University 6-4 in a Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) men’s hockey game. Team Green then defeated Team Red 9-6 in the Wild Skills Competition. This year’s Skills Competition was the first held by Minnesota since Jan. 12, 2003. To watch a video feature of the Skills Competition hosted by Andrew Brunette click here
2010 WILD SKILLS COMPETITION RESULTS
(Team Green 9 vs. Team Red 6)
Puck Control Relay – Team Green
Accuracy Shooting – Kim Johnsson hit four targets in five shots
Hardest Shot – Cal Clutterbuck
Rapid Fire – Martin Havlat and Mikko Koivu
scored four goals each
King of the Shootout – Shane Hnidy
Through the Minnesota Wild Foundation, the Wild is dedicating its unique resources to support children’s medical causes, educational initiatives and to advance youth hockey throughout the State of Hockey.
Great seats are still available for all Minnesota Wild home games. For more information on single game ticket packages visit www.wild.com/ticketpacks.