Tickets are now on sale to watch the Minnesota Wild's top prospects with the Houston Aeros take on the Peoria Rivermen, top affiliate of the St. Louis Blues, at Xcel Energy Center on Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011 at 1:00 p.m.Click here to purchase tickets.
The game is being held as continuation of the Minnesota Wild’s 10th Anniversary Season. The Aeros currently feature three Minnesota natives – Jarod Palmer
(Fridley), Chad Rau
(Eden Prairie), Nate Prosser
(Elk River) and Bryce Lampman (Rochester). The club also contains several players that have already played games for the MInnesota Wild this season including top goal scorer Robbie Earl, Cody Almond
, Casey Wellman and Colton Gillies. Newly signed veteran Jed Ortmeyer
is also on the roster.
Minnesota Wild season ticketholders will receive complimentary tickets to the game – equal to the number of Wild seats they hold. They will also have the option to purchase additional tickets for $10. Reserved seating tickets for the game are $15 in advance or $20 day of game. Tickets are on sale now at the Xcel Energy Center Box Office, Wild.com and Ticketmaster.com.
Gates will open at 11:30 a.m., and Minnesota Wild players will be on hand to sign autographs from 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Separate tickets for the Wild autograph session will be $10, with proceeds benefitting the Minnesota Wild Foundation. In addition, there will be a meet and greet with Aeros players after the game.
The AHL matchup will be a showdown of the Wild’s and St. Louis Blues’ top prospects – one day after the NHL teams’ play at Xcel Energy Center as part of Hockey Day Minnesota. This marks the third time the Aeros will host a game at Xcel Energy Center. The club has split their previous two decisions in St. Paul, posting a 3-1 victory over the Grand Rapids Griffins on Mar. 7, 2005 and dropping a 2-1 decision to the Milwaukee Admirals on Dec. 8, 2002.