Minnesota Wild Announces Partnership With Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, Including Title Sponsorship of Wild Kids Club

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – The Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League (NHL) has announced a multi-year partnership agreement with Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, including the title sponsorship of the Wild Kids Club. Parents can enroll their children now at http://www.wild.com/kidsclub.

Members of the Wild Kids Club, presented by Children's of Minnesota, get exclusive activities, along with exclusive Wild merchandise like a two-pocket folder, pencil case, flashlight, magnet frame, sticker sheet, a pillow case and a stress reliever hockey puck from Children's. Also, kids get a 15 percent discount at the Hockey Lodge. There is a $20 enrollment fee, with $5 from every membership being donated to Children's to support their mission of providing the best family-centered medical care to all children.

Children's of Minnesota will also present six Mighty Mites games during the first intermission at the following home games: Nov. 13, Dec. 2, Jan. 4, Jan. 18, March 9, March 13.

The Wild has a long-standing relationship with Children's of Minnesota, including Wild-themed private patient rooms led by donations from Mikko Koivu and the Wild. Over a period of nine years, the Wild About Children event has contributed more than $800,000 in support of Children's of Minnesota.

Serving as Minnesota's children's hospital since 1924, Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota is one of the largest pediatric health care organizations in the United States, with 381 staffed beds at its two hospitals in St. Paul and Minneapolis. An independent, not-for-profit health care system, Children's of Minnesota provides care through more than 12,000 inpatient visits and more than 300,000 emergency room and other outpatient clinic visits every year. Children's is the only Minnesota hospital system to provide comprehensive care exclusively to children. Please visit childrensMN.org.

Single-game tickets are available for all Wild home games including Thursday, Oct. 10 against the Winnipeg Jets. More information on season tickets, half-season and limited 10-game rivalry packs are available at www.wild.com, or by contacting a Wild Ticket Sales Representative at 651-222-WILD.

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