Children’s Minnesota patient Josh Karels, age 15, has a rare, terminal immune disorder that attacks his body’s major organs. Despite having a disease that could take his life at any moment, Josh continues to play hockey and uses the sport as his motivation to live life to the fullest.
Children’s Minnesota patient Peter Harrington, age 15, suffered a nearly fatal sinus infection in 2015. Peter spent most of the summer in the hospital, but is now back to playing hockey.
Minnesota Wild players hosted a skating and pizza party for former Children's Minnesota patients.
Teammates and Joe Mauer joined Zach Parise and 15 former patients for a skating and pizza party at Richfield Ice Arena.