For complete schedule of stops on this summer's Wild Road Tour, go to wild.com, but here is the press release:
SCHEDULE SET FOR 2010 WELLS FARGO
MINNESOTA WILD ROAD TOUR
TOUR TO VISIT 18 CITIES IN FOUR STATES BEFORE
CONCLUDING AT MALL OF AMERICA
SAINT PAUL/MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – The Minnesota Wild has announced the dates, times and locations of the 18-city, four-state 2010 Wells Fargo Minnesota Wild Road Tour. Three separate legs of the tour begin Monday, June 21 and will stop at two locations each day. The tour will culminate with the fifth annual Wild Summer Bash on Thursday, June 24 at the Mall of America from 6-9 p.m.
Wild celebrities, including two Minnesota Wild players and one Wild alumnus, will be present on each of the tour’s three legs. Celebrities and players will be announced closer to the start of the 2010 Wells Fargo Minnesota Wild Road Tour.
The first leg of the tour will make stops in Roseau, International Falls, Ely, Hibbing, Duluth and St. Cloud. Leg two will start in Sioux City, Iowa, and include stops in Sioux Falls, S.D., Moorhead, Grand Forks, N.D., Fergus Falls and Alexandria. The final leg will begin in Rochester and continue on to Red Wing, Austin, Faribault, Waseca and Hutchinson.
Each tour stop will include a fundraising opportunity for local youth hockey associations. Wild partners Coca-Cola and Schweigert will be donating products for each city’s youth hockey association to sell at the stops, with all proceeds benefiting local youth hockey.
The Best Buy Rotunda at Mall of America will serve as the site of the Summer Bash on Thursday, June 24. From 6-9 p.m., fans will have a chance to play hockey-themed games and can take part in autograph sessions and photo opportunities with Wild celebrities. Activities will also be scheduled at the Sears Court and Bloomingdale’s Court.
In addition, WCCO Radio and the Wild are giving one lucky family the experience of a lifetime. One family will host Wild celebrities, as well as Dave Lee and the WCCO morning show, on June 21 for a live broadcast. If you and your family want to win and host Wild players and the WCCO Radio crew for a morning of fun on June 21, enter by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or send entry to: WCCO Radio-Minnesota Wild Road Tour; 625 2nd Ave. South, Minneapolis, MN 55402. The deadline is May 25, with the winning family chosen on May 28 and interviewed live on WCCO Radio.
2010-2011 Season Tickets are now available for select lower level and Treasure Island Resort & Casino Club level seats. More information on season tickets is available at www.wild.com, or by contacting a Wild Ticket Sales Representative at 651-222-WILD.