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Wild Announces 'Wild for a Day' Program

New program recognizes youth hockey players who demonstrate commitment to game, community

by Minnesota Wild @mnwild / Wild.com

SAINT PAUL -- The Minnesota Wild today announced the "Wild for a Day" Program, presented by Jersey Mike's Subs. This new program will recognize youth hockey players that demonstrate commitment, hard work and passion for the game and their community both on and off the ice. Selected nominees will receive an in-person visit from Nordy, attend a Minnesota Wild morning skate and have the opportunity to meet select Wild players, four lower-level tickets to a game and in-arena recognition.

Coaches, teachers, fellow hockey parents and friends can nominate registered Minnesota Hockey youth hockey players that demonstrate commitment, hard work and passion for the game and their community both on and off the ice. Nominations must be made by visiting wild.com/wildforaday.

One youth hockey player will be chosen by the Minnesota Wild to attend the following games as part of the "Wild For A Day" Program: Thursday, Oct. 26 vs. New York Islanders, Monday, Nov. 20 vs. New Jersey, Tuesday, Dec. 12 vs. Calgary, Tuesday, Jan. 2 vs. Florida, Tuesday, Feb. 27 vs. St. Louis and Tuesday, March 13 vs. Colorado.

Nominees will be chosen based on the following:

  • Must be currently registered on a Minnesota Hockey youth team
  • Demonstrates passion for the sport of hockey
  • Exemplifies leadership and hard work on the ice
  • Exhibits qualities of a good teammate
  • Strives to continuously have a positive attitude
  • Contributes to their local community and/or home hockey association
  • Goes above and beyond to help create a greater State of Hockey
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