ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP/WCCO) — The Minnesota Wild return to home ice for Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
The team trails the Colorado Avalanche 0-2 in the best-of-seven series.
Fans attending Monday night’s game at the Xcel Energy Center will be treated to a free pre-game party from 4 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
There will be music, food, free posters and former NHL players will be on site to sign autographs.
The game starts at 6 p.m.
Gov. Mark Dayton has also declared Monday “Go Wild Day.”
Dayton plans to wear his Minnesota Wild jersey to work Monday and encouraged others to support the team by wearing its colors. Dayton is an avid hockey fan and was an All-State high school goalie in Minnesota.
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