Five-hundred-sixty-two miles separate the Minnesota Wild from their fans. But in downtown St. Paul Thursday, playoff excitement still had that home-ice feel. “This is where you go,” St. Paul resident Linda Eichinger said. “Hockey fans, we’re together and we’re going to celebrate them no matter if they’re in town or away.”
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Veteran hockey player and broadcaster Wes Walz talked Wild playoff hockey with Dave Lee Tuesday on the WCCO Morning News.
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The NHL has made a new contract offer, but in the meantime, the Minnesota Wild’s coaching staff is finding ways to keep busy. On Friday, the staff hosted a special “Guard the Rink” clinic for a group of 40 high school girls’ hockey players.
Over 100 girls and boys had their hockey game “assisted” by a former NHL player and assistant coach Wes Walz at the Minnesota Wild’s hockey school.
The hockey community got together Saturday to have a little fun and show its support for a friend and teammate.
Wes Walz is back in Minnesota coaching at East Ridge High School in Woodbury.