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State of Jääkiekko Trivia Challenge: Question 9

by Staff Writer / Minnesota Wild
Point Value = 1 point



Answer the question by commenting below. The first correct answer is the winner. Be as specific as possible. It will be up to the Wild.com judges if your answer is specific enough.

Come back at 2:00 p.m. this afternoon for question #10.

Question 9: The American-Finnish holiday commemorated on March 16 is St. Urho's Day. It was invented in the 1950's in which Minnesota city?

* Note: Your answer must be spelled correctly

Winner: Congratulations to "pebbles78," who answered the ninth question correctly. The correct answer is Virginia. The legend  of St. Urho was the invention of a Finnish-American named Richard Mattson, who worked at Ketola's Department Store in Virginia in the spring of 1956.

"pebbles78" earns one point, and has now won tickets to a Wild preseason game. More importantly, "pebbles78" moves into a tie for 5th place in the standings with 41 questions remaining.

State of Jääkiekko Trivia Challenge Standings

Standings last updated: July 16 at 10:08 p.m. following question #9.

RANK
NAME - QUESTION POINTS
T-1 PASI-MW8: 2 4
6
T-1 Inter: 1 6 6
T-3 PLCORNDOG: 3 3
T-3 LLAMAPALOOZA: 8 3
T-5 WISh-I-WAs-In-Minnesota: 7 1
T-5 mikkofan21: 5 1
T-5 pebbles78: 9 1
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