Minnesota Wild Host Free Scrimmage


Mar 27, 2012; St. Paul, MN, USA; Minnesota Wild forward Dany Heatley (15) carries the puck up ice. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports

NHL Hockey is back in the State Of Hockey!  Minnesota Wild players and now coaches took to the ice Sunday morning for the opening of training camp. Now the apologies to the fans begin to pick up steam. The Wild’s owner Craing Leipold and playershave all  signed an apology letter to their fans. To see the full letter click here.  Wdenesday night at 7pmwill bethe  first chance for fans to see the players including  Zach Parise, Ryan Suter, Zenon Knopka and other off season signees.  A free scrimmage will be open to the public Wednesday January 16. Doors open at 6pm. The Wild are calling it he Red vs. White Intra-squad Game. A ticket is needed for entry.  Season ticketholders can print their tickets from their online account, while all other fans can print a ticket for free via Ticketmaster.com.  All fans will receive a $10 concession voucher upon entry.  The voucher isn’t good for alcohol however. The Wild will also be giving away autographed jerseys throughout the evening. The intra-squad game will feature all training camp players, referess, and penalties to make it as much of a preseason game as possible.

The Hockey Lodge locations at the Xcel Energy Center, Burnsville Center, and Maplewood are hosting a 50% off sale all day on Wenesday. Somme exceptions apply. No discount on autographed and game used items. There is also a 1 jersey per person limit as well.

Wednesday is also the start of single game ticket sales.  The box office at the Xcel Energy Center opens at 8:00am. Tickets are available on Ticketmaster.com at 12:00 noon. Tickets by phone from Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000 starting at noon as well.

GonePuckWild.com will keep you up to date as the Wild prepare for the season opener against the Colorado Avalnache at 8:00pm on January 19th. NHL Hockey is back and the excitement  is building!