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2012-13 Wild Schedule Set

Wednesday, 06.20.2012 / 2:49 PM CT / News
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2012-13 Wild Schedule Set

The Minnesota Wild’s 2012-13 regular season schedule is set.

Minnesota opens the season at Xcel Energy Center on Saturday, Oct. 13, at 7:00 p.m. against the Colorado Avalanche. The 2012-13 schedule consists of 82 games – 41 at Xcel Energy Center and 41 road contests. The Wild’s home schedule features 17 weekend games (three on Friday, 11 on Saturday and three on Sunday). Most evening games at Xcel Energy Center will begin at 7:00 p.m.

Minnesota will play each member of the Northwest Division (Calgary, Colorado, Edmonton and Vancouver) six times (three times at home, three times on road) for a total of 24 games. In addition, the club will play the remaining members of the Western Conference’s Pacific Division (Anaheim, Dallas, Los Angeles, Phoenix and San Jose) and Central Division (Chicago, Columbus, Detroit, Nashville and St. Louis) four times each (twice at home and twice on the road) for a total of 40 games.

The Wild will play 18 games against the Eastern Conference this season. Minnesota will play a home and home series against Pittsburgh (home game Jan. 19), Philadelphia (home game Jan. 29) and the New York Islanders (home game Dec. 15).

Minnesota’s home schedule features traditional holiday games such as the Friday matinee after Thanksgiving (Nov. 23) at 5:00 p.m. against Toronto; the day after Christmas (Dec. 26), a 7:00 p.m. start versus Dallas; as well as the New Year’s Eve game, a 5:00 p.m. contest versus Edmonton.

Popular out-of-town visits at Xcel Energy Center include: the defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings (Nov. 1, Jan. 22), the Calgary Flames (Jan. 3, Feb. 26, March 26), the Chicago Blackhawks (Nov. 28, Dec. 18), the Dallas Stars (Dec. 26, April 11), the Detroit Red Wings (Nov. 17, Feb. 17), the Edmonton Oilers (Dec. 14, Dec. 31, March 5), the St. Louis Blues (Nov. 15, March 30), the San Jose Sharks (Jan. 17, March 23), and the Vancouver Canucks (Dec. 20, Feb. 7, March 10).

To view the full Minnesota Wild 2012-13 regular season schedule, click here.

To download the full Minnesota Wild 2012-13 regular season schedule, click here.

2012-2013 Season Tickets are now available for select lower level and RBC Club level seats. More information on season tickets is available here, or by contacting a Wild Ticket Sales Representative at 651-222-WILD.


Home Games by Day: Mon. – 2, Tue. – 11, Wed. – 3, Thu. – 8, Fri. – 3, Sat. – 11, Sun. – 3

Road Games by Day: Mon. – 5, Tue. – 6, Wed. – 6, Thu. – 5, Fri. – 5, Sat. – 12, Sun. – 2

Home Games by Month: Oct. – 5, Nov. – 5, Dec. – 8, Jan. – 7, Feb. – 5, March – 9, April – 2

Road Games by Month: Oct. – 3, Nov. – 10, Dec. – 6, Jan. – 4, Feb. – 8, March – 5, April – 5

Longest Homestand: 7 games: Dec. 14 – 28 – Edmonton, N.Y. Islanders, Chicago, Vancouver, Colorado, Dallas, Buffalo

Longest Road Trip: 6 games (2 times): Nov. 3 – Nov. 13 – Tampa Bay, Boston, N.Y. Rangers, Detroit, New Jersey, Philadelphia Nov. 30 – Dec. 12 – Colorado, Nashville, Phoenix, Los Angeles, Anaheim, St. Louis

Back-To-Back Games: 14 (11 last season)

Back-to-back on road: 7 (6 last year)

Length of Wild’s 2012-13 Season: 183 days (Oct. 13 – April 13), same as the 2011-12 campaign (183)

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