The National Hockey League’s (NHL) Minnesota Wild announces the exact locations and times for the 2013 Wells Fargo Minnesota Wild Road Tour, which will visit 18 cities in three states from June 24-26, leading into the Summer Bash at the John Rose OVAL in Roseville on Thursday, June 27, from 6-9 p.m.
Leg one will include players Charlie Coyle and Jason Zucker, along with original Wild Wes Walz and Wild radio’s Kevin Falness, and will make stops in Moorhead and Park Rapids on June 24, Wadena and Alexandria on June 25, and St. Cloud and Hutchinson on June 26.
The second leg features Josh Harding, Nate Prosser and Wild television analyst Mike Greenlay, and will make stops in Ely and Virginia on June 24, Two Harbors and Cloquet on June 25, and Brainerd and Elk River on June 26. Prosser is a native of Elk River, which is the host city for 2014 Wells Fargo Hockey Day Minnesota. The Wild will stop in Two Harbors from noon to 1 p.m. at the Thomas Owens Park, and in Cloquet from 3-4 p.m. at the Pine Valley Ice Arena.
Leg three includes Clayton Stoner and Darcy Kuemper, and it will visit Eau Claire, Wis., and La Crosse, Wis., on June 24, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and Des Moines, Iowa, on June 25, and Albert Lea and Northfield on June 26. Des Moines is the new home of the Wild’s American Hockey League affiliate, the Iowa Wild, starting in the 2013-14 season. Wild radio’s Bob Kurtz will attend the two Wisconsin stops on this leg, while Tom Reid will be in Albert Lea and Northfield. Jake Dowell will be in Eau Claire.
The first 100 fans at each location will receive a 2013 Wells Fargo Minnesota Wild Road Tour pin.
The 2013 Wells Fargo Minnesota Wild Road Tour will culminate in the Summer Bash at the John Rose OVAL in Roseville on Thursday, June 27, from 6-9 p.m. The Summer Bash will include live music, autographs from all six players on the Road Tour, interactive games, photo opportunities and more.
For updated information on the 2013 Minnesota Wild Road Tour, visit www.wild.com.