The Minnesota Wild, along with FOX Sports North, announced Sept. 4 the matchups for Hockey Day Minnesota 2014.
The event, which is being presented by Wells Fargo, will be held on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, with coverage from across the state of Minnesota. As previously announced, the outdoor high school games will be held at “The Handke Pit” in Elk River.
The game schedule is as follows.
High school games
Rochester Lourdes vs. Cloquet/Esko/Carlton (boys) Handke Pit, Elk River 10:15 a.m.
Elk River vs. Stillwater (boys) Handke Pit, Elk River 1:00 p.m.
Elk River vs. Anoka (girls) Handke Pit, Elk River 4:00 p.m. *Delayed Broadcast
Collegiate and NHL
Minnesota Golden Gophers vs. Ohio State Mariucci Arena 5:00 p.m.
Minnesota Wild vs. Dallas Stars Xcel Energy Center 8:00 p.m.
Hockey Day Minnesota 2014 on FOX Sports North will be the eighth annual celebration of hockey from peewees to pros.
Previous sites for outdoor games include Baudette Bay (2007-08), St. Paul (2009), Hermantown (2010), Moorhead (2011), Lake Minnetonka/Excelsior (2012) and Grand Rapids (2013).
FOX Sports North reaches more than 2 million homes throughout Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa and North and South Dakota and telecasts nearly 2,600 hours of locally produced programming per year. For more information on the Emmy Award-winning regional sports network, visit www.foxsports.north.com.
Minnesota Hockey, an affiliate of USA Hockey, is the governing body of youth and amateur hockey in Minnesota and the premier developer of hockey players in the state. With more than 63,000 registered players, coaches and officials, it is the largest state governing body for amateur hockey in the United States. For more information, visit www.minnesotahockey.org.