All of you know the Wild skates against the Florida Panthers on Thursday, March 29 at Xcel Energy Center. What you might not know, Thursday the Wild will host Minnesota North Stars Night, “Back on Home Ice.” More than 30 former North Stars are scheduled to attend and there will be a number of activities to honor former North Stars this week.
Saint Paul Mayor Chris Coleman will proclaim March 29-31 as North Stars Alumni Weekend on Wednesday, March 28 at 2:30 p.m. at Tom Reid’s Hockey City Pub. Fans are encouraged to attend and several former North Stars are expected to appear, including: Don Beaupre, Steve Dowling, Dave Langevin, Dan Mandich, Brad Maxwell, Bob Paradise, JP Parise, Tom Reid, Gordie Roberts and Carl Wetzel.
On Friday, March 30, the team will host an “Evening with the Stars” event from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at 317 on Rice Park. This is an opportunity for fans to hang out and mingle with former North Stars. Tickets for the event are $75 dollars.
Finally to commemorate the events, the Wild will unveiled a limited edition North Stars “Back on Home Ice” t-shirt, available for purchase beginning March 29 exclusively at The Hockey Lodge stores. Proceeds from the sales will benefit the Minnesota Wild Foundation. Check out the photo below, pretty snazzy.
For more information on all the events, go to wild.com/northstars.