WHAT: Minnesota Wild will celebrate NHL Green Week and Earth Hour with fan
contest, in-game recognition and darkening of exterior sign and marquee.
WHEN: 6 p.m. Wild game – Saturday, March 18
8:30-9:30 p.m. – Saturday, March 25 (Earth Hour)
WHERE: Xcel Energy Center and Saint Paul RiverCentre campus
199 W. Kellogg Blvd.
Saint Paul, MN 55102
WHY: The Minnesota Wild joins the National Hockey League and its member
clubs to celebrate NHL Green Week, showcasing its greening programs
and initiatives that are reducing the league's environmental impact, while
calling on fans and partners to accelerate a movement toward a healthier
Through a commitment to sustainability, the Wild organization and the
venues it manages strive to be a top green destination in the sports,
entertainment and events industry. It’s the only complex in the world
to be certified by LEED, Green Globes and APEX/ASTM.
DETAILS: At Wild Game: Fans are encouraged to wear green to the March 18 game
in support of NHL Green Week and create a ‘Green Out’, and Wild players
will wear green jersey’s.
Twitter Contest: From 11 a.m. Saturday, March 18, through the end of the
second period, fans can post a photo of themselves wearing green using
#NHLGreen and @XcelEnergyCtr for a chance to win a Mikko Koivu
autographed green Wild jersey.
Earth Hour: From 8:30-9:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 25 the campus of
Xcel Energy Center and Saint Paul RiverCentre will participate in the
globally-recognized Earth Hour by darkening the venues’ exterior signs
and marquees. Additionally, the venues will turn off unnecessary interior
lighting and power down computer monitors and electrical equipment.