NBC Sports Broadcast for Hockey Day in America
The Minnesota Wild, Xcel Energy Center and St. Paul are hosted Hockey Day in America presented by McDonald’s on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2012. NBC’s coverage for Hockey Day in America was anchored at Wells Fargo WinterSkate Rink at Landmark Plaza in downtown St. Paul featuring Liam McHugh, Ed Olczyk, Mike Milbury and Pierre McGuire.
Activities were held throughout the day, including USA Hockey Advance Development Model clinics, mascot autograph sessions, a North Stars alumni autograph session, a North Stars alumni versus media hockey game, plus a live KFAN-FM broadcast.
Red Bull Open Ice
Red Bull Open Ice is all about teaching a new generation of hockey players how the game was meant to be played. Outside. Red Bull Open Ice has earned its reputation for being one of the toughest competitions forcing all who participate to prove their stamina and skills.
Red Bull took over Wells Fargo WinterSkate, January 14 & 15, 2010. The tournament was free and open to everyone! The winning team from each qualifier was sent to Minneapolis on February 26th to battle it out for the ultimate pond hockey bragging rights.