The Minnesota Wild announced the team will hold an outdoor practice, presented by Audi Minneapolis and Audi St. Paul, on Sunday, Feb. 23 at 11:00 a.m. at the John Rose MN OVAL located at 2661 Civic Center Drive in Roseville. The practice is free and open to the general public, weather permitting. The Wild will be preparing for the post-Olympic portion of the schedule, which begins Feb. 27 in Edmonton.
The John Rose MN OVAL is the largest outdoor refrigerated skating facility in North America, featuring an 110,000 square foot slab of concrete used for the ice sports of speedskating, bandy, hockey, public skating and open hockey in the winter and inline skating in the spring, summer and fall. The OVAL has hosted events such as World Cup Speedskating, World and National Bandy Championships, and Aggressive Skating and Biking competitions. For more information on the John Rose MN OVAL visit www.skatetheoval.com.