Good morning from Winnipeg, where the Wild and Jets face off tonight in the Wild's final road game. I'll be back later after the morning skates.
Also, I'll be on Hockey Night in Canada Radio on SiriusXM (207/211) today at 2:45 p.m. CT and on the arena cam on NHL Network today at 5:40 p.m. CT.
MINNESOTA WILD STANLEY CUP PLAYOFF STRIPS
ON SALE MONDAY, APRIL 7
SAINT PAUL, Minn. – The Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League (NHL) announced today that Stanley Cup Playoff Ticket Strips will go on sale on Monday, April 7, beginning at 10 a.m. CT exclusively on Wild.com. Prices and locations can be found on http://www.wild.com/2014playoffs. There is an additional $15 processing fee per order.
Playoff Ticket Strips include a seat for each potential home game in the first and second round of the playoffs (a total of six games). Fans purchasing Strips for Round 1 and 2 will also have the option of placing a credit card on file for “pay-as-we-play” purchase of home games in Round 3 and 4.
Playoff ticket strips begin at $390 for rounds 1 and 2. 2014 Stanley Cup Playoff strips are limited to six seats and the limit will be strictly enforced. Single-game playoff tickets will go on sale at a later date, pending availability.
Minnesota Wild To Host Fan Celebration at April 8, 10 and 13 Games
SAINT PAUL, Minn. – The Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League (NHL) has announced details of its annual Fan Celebration, set for the final three regular season home games at Xcel Energy Center – Tuesday, April 8; Thursday, April 10; and Sunday, April 13.
Tuesday the Wild takes on the Boston Bruins. It’s Jerseys off Our Backs Night, as random fans will be selected to walk away with jerseys straight from a Wild player’s back. In addition, all fans will receive a Wild Bingoal card, courtesy of Innovative Office Solutions. Thursday, the Wild hosts Western Conference-leading St. Louis. All fans receive a scratch-and-win card. All fans attending the Sunday, April 13 game against Nashville will receive a commemorative team poster.
The Wild is offering a special Fans Night Out ticket package for the games on April 8 and April 13 (Fans Night Out sold out for April 10). The unique ticket package costs $99 - it includes a lower-level ticket, all-you-can-eat hot dogs, popcorn, nachos and fountain soda, $3 draft beers through the end of the second intermission, in addition to an exclusive pre-game chalk talk with NHL alumni. The offer can still be purchased for April 8 and April 13 at http://www.wild.com/fancelebration.
There is also an RBC Wealth Management Club Combo ticket package for all three games. Fans receive a club ticket, plus a $15 concession credit, for $95 or $85 depending on location.