The Minnesota Wild announced today the team will host free pre-game parties for fans prior to home playoff Games 3 and 4 of Round 2 of the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs next week outside Gate 2 at Xcel Energy Center.
The pre-game party for Game 3 will be held from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 5 prior to the Wild faceoff against the Chicago Blackhawks at 7 p.m. On Thursday, May 7, the pre-game festivities will be held from 6 - 8 p.m., ahead of the 8:30 p.m. start for Game 4.
Pre-game festivities will include a DJ, the two-story Bud Light Mega Bar, playoff merchandise, giveaways and Happy Hour pricing. For Game 3, NHL alumni autographs from Olympic Gold Medalist Dave Christian (Warroad) and Golden Gophers Ben Hankinson (Edina), Reed Larson (Minneapolis), and Dave Snuggerud (Minnetonka) will be available from 5:30-6:30 p.m.
FM 100.3 KFAN’s Dan Barreiro will be broadcasting live from 3 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. on Tuesday. Brandon Mileski, host of “Wild Fanline” on KFAN, will be broadcasting live from 6:30 p.m. – 8:15 p.m. on Thursday.
Tickets to playoff games are not required to attend the parties. In the event of inclement weather, the parties will be cancelled.