From the Minnesota Wild:
TOUR TO VISIT 18 CITIES BEFORE CONCLUDING AT JOHN ROSE OVAL
SAINT PAUL/MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – The Minnesota Wild has announced the dates, times and locations of the 18-city, 2012 Wells Fargo Minnesota Wild Road Tour. Three separate legs of the tour begin Monday, June 25 and will stop at two locations each day. The tour will culminate with the seventh annual Wild Summer Bash on Thursday, June 28 at the Guidant John Rose MN OVAL in Roseville from 6-9 p.m.
Wild celebrities, including two Minnesota Wild players, will be present on each of the tour’s three legs.
The first leg of the tour (Charlie Coyle, Matt Kassian, Antti Laaksonen, Mike Greenlay) will make stops in Winona, Rochester, Austin, Owatonna, Mankato and New Ulm. Leg two (Nate Prosser, Jason Zucker, Bob Kurtz, Tom Reid) will start in Duluth, and continue in Eveleth, Grand Rapids, Brainerd, St. Cloud and Willmar. The final leg (Justin Falk, Chad Rau, Wes Walz, Kevin Falness) will begin in International Falls, and then make stops in Warroad, Thief River Falls, Bemidji, Fargo/Moorhead and Detroit Lakes. Matt Cullen will also make an appearance in Fargo/Moorhead.
Each tour stop will include a fundraising opportunity for local youth hockey associations, as well as autographs from Wild celebrities.
The Guidant John Rose MN OVAL in Roseville will serve as the site of the Summer Bash on Thursday, June 28. 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. Other activities include open skating, live music, zamboni rides, food and beverage, a live KFAN broadcast and more.
** All dates, times, locations and guests are subject to change. For updated information on the 2012 Minnesota Wild Road Tour please visit www.wild.com.