MANKATO, Minn. -- The Minnesota Wild, along with FOX Sports North and Minnesota Hockey, announced today that Mankato will host Hockey Day Minnesota 2021. Sitting on the southern edge of Minnesota State University (MSU), Mankato, Blakeslee Stadium will serve as the venue for the 15th annual statewide hockey celebration.
"On behalf of the Local Organizing Committee, the Greater Mankato Region is honored to bring Hockey Day Minnesota to our community in 2021, said Hockey Day Minnesota 2021 Event Co-Chairs David Wittenberg and Brad Braun. "We are excited to partner with Minnesota State University, Mankato and the Orthopaedic & Fracture Clinic to host this iconic event at Blakeslee Stadium next January. As the waters of the Minnesota River run through our community, so does a deep passion and love for the game of hockey. We thank the Minnesota Wild and Fox Sports North for the opportunity to add our name to the long line of storied hockey communities that have hosted this tremendous event before us, and to continue to showcase why Minnesota is indeed, the State of Hockey."